Measuring School Performance & Efficiency  book cover
1st Edition

Measuring School Performance & Efficiency

Edited By

Leanna Steifel

ISBN 9781596670068
Published March 23, 2005 by Routledge
224 Pages

USD $34.95

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

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

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