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What Do Schools Look For in Prospective Teacher? An Analysis of Teacher Application Data

Volume 9, Issue 3 
September 13, 2012

This report examines the information requested by school districts on their teacher applications in an attempt to highlight what schools and districts consider important characteristics in their teacher workforce

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Placing Arkansas School Funding Data in the National Context

Volume 2, Issue 2 
April 1, 2005 

In the Lake View v Huckabee school funding lawsuit, the Arkansas Supreme Court found the state’s school funding system unconstitutional because it did not provide an “adequate and equitable” education to all students. In light of the court’s ruling, this paper addresses the adequacy of the Arkansas system by examining levels of expenditure, teacher salary levels, and school performance.

Placing Arkansas School Funding Data in the National Context (PDF)