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Education governance for the twenty-first century [electronic resource] : overcoming the structural barriers to school reform / Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn, editors.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2013.
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Book
1 online resource (434 p.)
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Subjects:
Education and state -- United States.
Education.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
America's fragmented, decentralized, politicized, and bureaucratic system of education governance is a major impediment to school reform. In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners show that understanding the impact of specific policy changes in areas such as standards, testing, teachers, or school choice requires careful analysis of the broader governing arrangements that influence their content, implementation, and impact. Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century comprehensively assesses thestrengths and weaknesse
Contents:
Education governance in America: who leads when everyone is in charge? / Patrick McGuinn and Paul Manna
The failures of U.S. education governance today / Chester E. Finn Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli
How current education governance distorts financial decisionmaking / Marguerite Roza
Governance challenges to innovators within the system / Michelle R. Davis
Governance challenges to innovators outside the system / Steven F. Wilson
Rethinking district governance / Frederick M. Hess and Olivia M. Meeks
Interstate governance of standards and testing / Kathryn A. McDermott
Education governance in performance-based federalism / Kenneth K. Wong
The end of educational exceptionalism / Jeffrey R. Henig
English perspectives on education governance and delivery / Michael Barber
Education governance in Canada and the United States / Sandra Vergari
Education governance in comparative perspective / Michael Mintrom and Richard Walley
Governance lessons from the health care and environment sectors / Barry G. Rabe
Toward a coherent and fair funding system / Cynthia G. Brown
Picturing a different governance structure for public education / Paul T. Hill
From theory to results in governance reform / Kenneth J. Meier
The tall task of education governance reform / Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Manna, Paul.
McGuinn, Patrick J.
Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944-
ISBN:
1-283-93994-0
0-8157-2395-4
OCLC:
824359859