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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Kenneth K Wong
|ISBN:||9781435627550 1435627555 9781589014367 1589014367|
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 254 pages).|
|Contents:||Introduction: Mayoral governance in education gains prominence --
The historical and political context of integrated governance --
The new-style education mayors --
Evaluating the effects of mayoral control --
Integrated governance as a strategy to improve school performance --
Considering the gap between high- and low-performing schools --
Accountability and urban high schools : the challenge of improving instructional practices --
Toward strategic deployment of resources --
The political dynamics in building public support for education --
Mayorally governed school districts as laboratories of democracy.
|Series Title:||American governance and public policy.|
|Responsibility:||Kenneth K. Wong [and others].|
"The most ambitious study ever of the impact of mayoral education control upon schools and children. Sure to be controversial because of its specific positive findings." --Michael Kirst, professor
- School management and organization -- United States.
- School improvement programs -- United States.
- Educational change -- United States.
- Education, Urban -- United States.
- Mayors -- United States.
- EDUCATION -- Finance.
- Education, Urban.
- Educational change.
- School improvement programs.
- School management and organization.
- United States.