vii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Examines school board politics in U.S. cities at the end of the twentieth century, focusing on site-based management reforms, mayoral takeover, parental choice and competition, and standards and accountability initiatives, as well as the role of teacher unions, and assesses the promise of various governance reforms"--Provided by publisher.
Chapters originally presented in Oct. 2003 at a conference entitled, "School Board Politics," which was jointly sponsored by the Program on Education Policy and Governance and the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
STA KF4131 .B47 2005
KF4131 .B47 2005
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