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A race against time : the crisis in urban schooling

Author: James G Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003.
Series: Contemporary studies in social and policy issues in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are discussed and analyzed, using data from seven large cities (Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York), national trends, and a statewide analysis of Maryland's school accountability system. The first approach, systems reform, focuses on improving the governance of urban education by overcoming policy  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Race against time.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
(DLC) 2002026964
(OCoLC)50205634
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James G Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd
ISBN: 0313051364 9780313051364 1280316187 9781280316180
OCLC Number: 60037798
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 247 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Urban education reform : competing approaches / James G. Cibulka and William Lowe Boyd --
pt. 1. Systems reforms of urban school systems. Accountability at the Improv : brief sketches of school reform in Los Angeles / Charles Taylor Kerchner and David Menefee-Libey --
Philadelphia's children achieving initiative : the promise and challenge of systemic reform in an urban school district / Jolley Bruce Christman [and others] --
Balancing autonomy and control in the New York City Public Schools : using the Double-ACE Model / Bruce S. Cooper and David C. Bloomfield --
pt. 2. Increasing mayoral influence over urban schools. Mayoral takeover : the different directions taken in different cities / Michael W. Kirst and Katrina E. Bulkley --
From Court Street to City Hall : governance change in the Boston public schools / Gary Yee --
Regime change : mayoral takeover of the Chicago public schools / Dorothy Shipps --
Implementation of an accountability agenda in high schools : integrated governance in the Chicago public schools / Kenneth Lynn [and others]. pt. 3. External intervention to improve urban school systems. State and federal intervention to improve Baltimore and Washington, D.C.'s public schools / James G. Cibulka --
The role of sanctions for improving persistently low-performing urban schools : early findings of policy effects on teacher motivation in the Maryland Accountability System / Heinrich Mintrop --
pt. 4. Conclusion : Urban education-reform strategies : comparative analysis and conclusions / James G. Cibulka and William Lowe Boyd.
Series Title: Contemporary studies in social and policy issues in education.
Responsibility: edited by James G. Cibulka and William Lowe Boyd.

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With the aim of improving urban school performance and student outcomes, three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are presented and the potential advantages and disadvantages of each  Read more...

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