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American educational governance on trial : change and challenges / edited by William Lowe Boyd and Debra Miretzky
Bib ID 950243
Format BookBook
Description Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2003 
viii, 318 p. ; 23cm. 
ISBN 0226069702
Series

National Society for the Study of Education Series ; 102, pt. 1.

Full contents
  • Why is educational governance on trial? :
  • Public education's crisis of performance and legitimacy : rationale and overview of the yearbook / William Lowe Boyd
  • Accountability, assessment, and performance issues : We've come a long way, or have we? / Jane Hannaway
  • Liberty, democarcy, and community : ligitimacy in public education / Kenneth Strike
  • How to fix the educational governance system :
  • What's wrong with public education governance in big cities and how should it be fixed? / Paul T. Hill
  • Rethinking the finance system for improved student achievement / Allan Odden, Sarah Archibald and Mark Fermanich
  • Breaking the mold : charter schools, contract schools, and voucher plans / Frederick M. Hess
  • Rethinking the governance of school districts :
  • Vouchers, the Supreme Court, and the next political rounds / Tyll van Geel
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

English.

Subjects Education and state -- United States.  |  Education -- Political aspects -- United States.  |  United States -- Social conditions.
Other authors/contributors Boyd, William Lowe, 1935-  |  National Society for the Study of Education

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