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

by Howell, William G.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: Washington, D. C. : Brookings Institution Press, [c2005]Description: vii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0815736843 (cloth : alk. paper); 0815736835 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): School boards -- United States | School management and organization -- United States | Politics and education -- United StatesDDC classification: 379.1531 B554 Online resources: Table of contents 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pp. 336-338) and index.

"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.

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