TINGKAT PENDIDIKAN PENGAJAR, SARANA PENDIDIKAN, DAN LINGKUNGAN PENDIDIKAN UNTUK MENINGKATKAN KUALITAS LULUSAN SLTP DI KABUPATEN SUKOHARJO
The objectives of this research are: (1) to reveal how teacher's education level can affect the quality of students of SLTP in Sukoharjo regency; (2) to describe how far the school facilities can effect the students' quality; (3) to detect how far external environment means can affect students' quality of SLTP in Sukoharjo regency. The hypothesis made was that there is a significant correlation between teacher’s education level and quality of graduated students of SLTP in Sukoharjo regency. The researcher used descriptive analysis to support this research, and used questionnaires to collect the data. Quotasampling method is used to determine 30 SLTPs as samples and 10 teachers in every SLTP to be respondents. Based on the data analysis, F value (8.244) was greater than F table, so Ho was rejected. It means that there is a significant correlation between education and quality of graduated students of the SLTP in Sukoharjo regency with the level of significance 5 percent. Based on the data analysis results, the researcher suggests that the policy makers on education should implement continuous improvement on the quality of teaching learning process by maintaining qualified teacher with minimum bachelor degree and upgrading course.