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Cover Image: Education State Rankings 2011-2012
  • Date: 10/18/2011
  • Format: Print Paperback
  • Price: $100.00
  • ISBN: 9781608717286
  • Pages: 482
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Education State Rankings 2011-2012
Kathleen O'Leary Morgan
Scott Morgan
Dr. Rachel Boba Santos, Florida Atlantic University
Editors


Does your state make the grade? This new edition of Education State Rankings compares the 50 states in hundreds of preK-12 education categories. See how your state stacks up in reading and math scores, teachers’ salaries, graduation rates, per pupil spending, special education, class size, and so much more. In addition, learn which state ranked highest, honoring the leaders, teachers, students, and citizens who have worked hard to make education a top priority. The formula and methodology are discussed in a narrative chapter allowing researchers to cite statistics with context.
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Kathleen O'Leary Morgan
Kathleen O’Leary Morgan holds a master’s degree in public administration and has served in a number of media and legislative liaison positions with the U.S. Department of Transportation, where she also served as deputy director of congressional affairs.

Scott Morgan
Scott Morgan is an attorney who served as chief counsel to Sen. Robert Dole’s 1988 presidential campaign.

Dr. Rachel Boba Santos, Florida Atlantic University

Dr. Rachel Boba is an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University in the Criminology and Criminal Justice program. At FAU, she teaches methods of research, criminal justice systems, crime prevention, problem solving, and analysis in policing as well as conducts research in the areas of problem solving, problem analysis, crime analysis, regional data sharing, and technology in policing. From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Boba was Director of the Police Foundation's Crime Mapping Laboratory where she directed federally funded grants in the areas of crime analysis and crime mapping, problem analysis, and school safety. Prior to her position at the Police Foundation, she worked as a crime analyst at the Tempe, Arizona, Police Department for five years where she conducted a wide variety of crime analysis and crime mapping work as well as applied research and evaluation. She holds a PhD and an MA in sociology from Arizona State University and a BA in English and sociology from California Lutheran University.

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