Preserving the Public in Public Schools: Visions, Values, Conflicts, and Choices

Preserving the Public in Public Schools: Visions, Values, Conflicts, and Choices

by Phil Boyle, Del Burns


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610485425
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 11/04/2011
Pages: 180
Sales rank: 606,250
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Phil Boyle is president of Leading and Governing Associates, a public purpose consulting practice dedicated to preserving democracy and representative government. Del Burns is a consultant and director of education services for GMK Associates and is a former superintendent.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Part I: What's Public about Public Schools? Chapter 2 Prologue: Crestwich Faces a Public Test Chapter 3 Introduction: The Public in Public Schools Part 4 Part II: Visions and Values of Public Education in Our Democratic Republic Chapter 5 Chapter 1 – Liberty and Public Schools: Freedom, Choice, Opportunity Chapter 6 Chapter 2 – Community and Public Schools: Connection, Belonging, Social Order Chapter 7 Chapter 3 – Equality and Public Schools: Difference, Diversity, Equal Opportunity Chapter 8 Chapter 4 – Prosperity and Public Schools: Economy, Efficiency, Competitiveness Part 9 Part III: Policy Goals and Values in Crestwich Public Schools Chapter 10 Chapter 5 – Leveling the Playing Field: Who Gets Educational Opportunity? Chapter 11 Chapter 6 – Assigning Students: Who Goes Where, with Whom and Why? Chapter 12 Chapter 7 – Funding Schools: Who Pays for What, How, Why and for Whom? Part 13 Part IV: Leading and Governing Public Schools Chapter 14 Chapter 8 – Public Problems: Values, Conflicts and Choices Chapter 15 Chapter 9 – Public Leadership: Policy Problem Solving and Decision Making Chapter 16 Chapter 10 – Governing Public Schools: Who Shall Rule? Chapter 17 Part V: Preserving the Public Chapter 18 Conclusion: Public Schools for the Public Good Chapter 19 Epilogue: The Future of the Public in Crestwich Public Schools

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