Document Type


Date of Degree Completion

Summer 1982

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

John Green

Second Committee Member

William Lacey

Third Committee Member

Dan A. Unruh


The opinions of school principals and superintendents were assessed concerning federal and state paperwork requirements. A questionnaire was used to obtain the opinions of eighty school administrators. The results showed that school administrators expend a considerable amount of time completing federal and state paperwork. The cost of completing paperwork was found to represent a large portion of the education budget in Washington State. Related problems are discussed.