Ben T. Phillips, Ed.D., Director, Ed.S. and Ed.D. Programs & Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
May 30, 2002 - An article, The Use of Value-Added Gain Scores to Assess the Impact of School Funding, written by Dr. Ben Phillips was recently (2002) published in the Education Leadership Review. The journal is published by the The National Council of Professors of Educational Administration.
A report on a study of the relationship between school spending and student learning in Tennessee. The study, based on data from the Tennessee State Department of Education, found no significant relationship between district spending and student academic achievement. (Contains 19 references.)