Who Governs Our Schools?: Changing Roles and Responsibilities / Edition 1

Who Governs Our Schools?: Changing Roles and Responsibilities / Edition 1

by David Conley
     
 

This book provides valuable insights into a dynamic structural change that is being experienced but not completely understood by educators and policymakers alike -- the transfer of power from the local to the state and national levels. What will become of our public schools in this new era of leadership? The author traces the origins of this process, examines the… See more details below

Overview

This book provides valuable insights into a dynamic structural change that is being experienced but not completely understood by educators and policymakers alike -- the transfer of power from the local to the state and national levels. What will become of our public schools in this new era of leadership? The author traces the origins of this process, examines the implications, and considers where these changes might lead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807743324
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/21/2003
Series:
Critical Issues in Educational Leadership Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,094,693
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

1Sizing Up the Changing Landscape of Educational Governance1
2The Evolution of Educational Governance and the Federal Role16
3Power to the States: Why and How States Are More Actively Shaping Education Policy38
4The Competing Forces Shaping Governance and Policy64
5Why Is It So Difficult to Implement State Policy at the School Level?84
6Aligning Policy Levers103
7Changes in Roles at the State Level126
8Changes in Roles at the District Level144
9Changes in Roles at the School Level159
10What Challenges and Possibilities Lie Ahead?178
References201
Index227
About the Author239

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