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Controlling public education : localism versus equity

Author: Kathryn A McDermott
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1999.
Series: Studies in government and public policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon democratic theory and the results of field research, Kathryn McDermott contends that the American educational system can be made more democratic by centralizing control over funding  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
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McDermott, Kathryn A., 1969-
Controlling public education.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1999
(OCoLC)607350629
Online version:
McDermott, Kathryn A., 1969-
Controlling public education.
Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1999
(OCoLC)607873804
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn A McDermott
ISBN: 0700609717 9780700609710 0700609725 9780700609727
OCLC Number: 41002841
Description: xiv, 205 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Democratic Dilemma of Local Control --
Local Control and Democracy in Education --
How Localism Impedes the Quest for Equality --
Local Control and Public Participation --
Problems of the Apolitical Ideal --
Beyond Cookies and Co-optation: Parents and School Governance --
How Should Schools be Governed?
Series Title: Studies in government and public policy.
Responsibility: Kathryn A. McDermott.

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