Research on Community-Sized Districts

These most recent statistics compiled from the Utah Taxpayers Association " School Spending Report: Fiscal Year 2013-2014 ," April 2015 verifies the conclusions of my previous study comparing ... (View)
Mike Antonucci, director of the Education Intelligence Agency (EIA), gives more information about how reducing school district size can solve many of the problems in education. His first bullet point ... (View)
Vin Suprynowicz, assistant editorial page editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, recently posted about the problems that large school districts are prone to have. Read more from the original ... (View)
The following 6 videos were made to highlight the history, reasoning, progress, and issues of dividing large school districts during the 2007 campaign to divide Utah's largest school district at that ... (View)
PUBLIC EDUCATION DEREGULATION A PROPOSAL TO THE UTAH STATE LEGISLATURE by Representative David N. Cox This proposal was written in 2004 and presented to the Utah legislature that year. ... (View)
Administrative costs bear little, if any, correlation to size of districts over 1,000 students. Fiscal Year 1998-1999 Fiscal Year 1999-2000 Fiscal Year 2000-2001 District ... (View)
1997 to 2000 Average Fifth Grade SAT Scores of All Utah School Districts The yellow bars represent the range within which each group are expected to score based on socio-economic factors. In ... (View)
by David N. Cox " School district size has a consistent negative relation to student performance and is highly significant in three out of four tests ." -W. Niskanen & M. Levy, ... (View)
To: Lawrence W. Kenny Department of Economics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-7140 Accepted: 1 March 2005 Abstract: The very small literature explaining (i) how citizens have ... (View)
by David N. Cox We Utahns love to have everything from our fast-food meals to our trucks "super-sized"; you might even say our families are "super-sized"! In many cases bigger is better, but ... (View)