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Title The transformation of great American school districts : how big cities are reshaping public education / edited by William Lowe Boyd, Charles Taylor Kerchner, Mark Blyth.

Imprint Cambridge : Harvard Education Press, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    370.973 TRA    Available
Description 207 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-192) and index.
Contents Introduction: institutional change in urban school districts / William Lowe Boyd, Charles Taylor Kerchner, Mark Blyth -- Comparing the progressive model and contemporary formative ideas and trends / Charles Taylor Kerchner, David Menefee-Libey, Laura Steen Mulfinger -- Radical privatization in Philadelphia: the role of school district leaders as policy entrepreneurs / William Lowe Boyd, Jolley Bruce Christman, Elizabeth Useem -- Neo-Progressivism as school reform in Chicago: big change, little difference? / Dorothy Shipps -- "Plus Ça Change..." Mayoral control in New York City / Norm Fruchter -- Mayoral takeover in the District of Columbia: the need for a shake-up / Jane Hannaway, Michael D. Usdam -- The persistence of ideas in Los Angeles public school reform / David Menefee-Libey, Charles Taylor Kerchner, Laura Steen Mulfinger -- Studying education systems with the tools of institutional theory / Mark Blyth.
Subject Educational change -- United States.
Public schools -- United States.
Educational innovations -- United States.
School management and organization -- United States.
Added Author Boyd, William Lowe, 1935-
Kerchner, Charles T.
Blyth, Mark, 1967-
ISBN 189179292X

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