ERIC Number: ED033446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Urban School Administration.
McKelvey, Troy V., Ed.; Swanson, Austin D., Ed.
This document contains 12 papers presented at an institute for urban school administrators designed to deal with the contemporary urban educational problems incident to school desegregation, social integration, and the equality of educational opportunity. The authors of the papers relate recent research findings to practical field experience, and provide: (1) An overview of the contemporary social crisis in urban areas; (2) an analysis of the effects of racial isolation, compensatory education, and school integration on the achievement and adjustment of disadvantaged and advantaged children; (3) a description of current and desirable future patterns of school-community relations in urban areas, including specific suggestions for improving community and parental involvement and for organizing low income neighborhoods for political action; (4) a description of needed instructional and curricular innovations and advice concerning the recruitment, retention, and role of qualified staff for urban schools; and (5) an analysis of structural problems including organizational communication, division of labor, governance, and guidelines for restructuring urban school government. (JH)
Descriptors: Administrators, Communication Problems, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Equal Education, Governance, Instructional Innovation, Low Income Groups, Racial Factors, School Administration, School Community Relationship, School Desegregation, School Organization, Staff Role, Teacher Recruitment, Urban Education
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