1st Edition

Measuring School Performance & Efficiency

Edited By Leanna Steifel Copyright 2005
    224 Pages
    by Eye On Education

    This yearbook focuses on alternative ways to measure how well schools are educating their students, delivering what parents want, and using resources efficiently.

    Contributors and Editors
    1 Measuring School Efficiency: What Have We Learned?
    2 Adjusted Measures of School Performance: A Cross-State Perspective
    3 The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Measuring School Efficiency Using School Production Functions
    4 Measuring School Performance Using Cost Functions
    5 The Reliability of School Efficiency Measures Using Data Development Analysis
    6 Measuring School Performance: Promises and Pitfalls
    7 Teacher Accountability Measures and Links to Learning
    8 Revealed-Preference Measures of School Quality
    9 Rethinking Educational Productivity and its Measurement: A Discussion of Stochastic Frontier Analysis Within a Budget-Maximizing Framework


    Steifel, Leanna