¿HACEN LOS DIRECTORIOS UNA DIFERENCIA? EVIDENCIA DE LAS CORPORACIONES MUNICIPALES EN CHILE
Mónica Silva and
Abante, 2006, vol. 9, issue 1, 35-50
The purpose of the present study was to explore the association between board functioning, the financial success of school systems and the quality of education measured through national standardized tests (SIMCE). A correlational design was employed complemented with semi-structured interviews to gain a better understanding of the findings. Twenty four out of 51 non-profit municipal corporations that manage schools in the country were represented in the sample. Three variables were associated with financial performance: frequency of board meetings, the longevity of superintendent in the job and the relative leanness of the clerical staff of the school systems under the budgets approved by the boards. However, financial performance of the school systems was not associated to quality of education as measured by SIMCE.
Keywords: Board; School administration; Public education; Chile (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G30 I20 L31 M14 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:pch:abante:v:9:y:2006:i:1:p:35-50
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
Access Statistics for this article
Abante is currently edited by Eduardo Walker
More articles in Abante from Escuela de Administracion. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Eduardo Walker ().