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The Resource Besieged : school boards and the future of education politics, William G. Howell, editor

Besieged : school boards and the future of education politics, William G. Howell, editor

Label
Besieged : school boards and the future of education politics
Title
Besieged
Title remainder
school boards and the future of education politics
Statement of responsibility
William G. Howell, editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
379.1/531
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB2831
LC item number
.B49 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Howell, William G
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • School boards
  • School management and organization
  • Education
Label
Besieged : school boards and the future of education politics, William G. Howell, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / William G. Howell -- The local school district in American law / Richard Briffault -- School district consolidation and student outcomes : does size matter? / Christopher R. Berry -- When mayors lead urban schools : assessing the effects of mayoral takeover / Kenneth K. Wong and Francis X. Shen -- Desegregation and school board politics : the limits of court-imposed policy change / Luis Ricardo Fraga, Nick Rodriguez, and Bari Anhalt Erlichson -- Local school boards as authorizers of charter schools / Paul Teske, Mark Schneider, and Erin Cassese -- Democratic accountability in public education / Christopher R. Berry and William G. Howell -- Minority incorporation and local school boards / Melissa J. Marschall -- Electoral structure and the quality of representation on school boards / Kenneth J. Meier and Eric Gonzalez Juenke -- School house politics : expenditures, interests, and competition in school board elections / Frederick M. Hess and David L. Leal -- Teacher unions and school board elections / Terry M. Moe -- Contextual influences on participation in school governance / David E. Campbell -- The end of local politics? / Joseph P. Viteritti -- What school boards can and cannot (or will not) accomplish / Jennifer L. Hochschild
Control code
16843993
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780815736844
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004027179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57208109
Label
Besieged : school boards and the future of education politics, William G. Howell, editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / William G. Howell -- The local school district in American law / Richard Briffault -- School district consolidation and student outcomes : does size matter? / Christopher R. Berry -- When mayors lead urban schools : assessing the effects of mayoral takeover / Kenneth K. Wong and Francis X. Shen -- Desegregation and school board politics : the limits of court-imposed policy change / Luis Ricardo Fraga, Nick Rodriguez, and Bari Anhalt Erlichson -- Local school boards as authorizers of charter schools / Paul Teske, Mark Schneider, and Erin Cassese -- Democratic accountability in public education / Christopher R. Berry and William G. Howell -- Minority incorporation and local school boards / Melissa J. Marschall -- Electoral structure and the quality of representation on school boards / Kenneth J. Meier and Eric Gonzalez Juenke -- School house politics : expenditures, interests, and competition in school board elections / Frederick M. Hess and David L. Leal -- Teacher unions and school board elections / Terry M. Moe -- Contextual influences on participation in school governance / David E. Campbell -- The end of local politics? / Joseph P. Viteritti -- What school boards can and cannot (or will not) accomplish / Jennifer L. Hochschild
Control code
16843993
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 356 pages
Isbn
9780815736844
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004027179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm57208109

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