ERIC Number: ED098692
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Organizing for Improving Delivery of Educational Services in Massachusetts. Volume 2: "A Review of Educational Cooperatives and Their Various Forms."
Lavin, Richard J.; Sanders, Jean E.
This volume of the study discusses different examples of educational cooperation and includes descriptions of several specific forms of interagency cooperation that have been developed in different States. Special attention is devoted to models of educational networks, including information networks in California, Texas, and Massachusetts and networks for individually guided education in Wisconsin, Massachusetts, Texas, Ohio, and Connecticut. A separate section is devoted to intermediate administrative units, which are found in some form in all 50 States. There is a brief summary of the development of intermediate units in each State, followed by a statistical profile of their status. A matrix analysis of State legislation dealing with educational cooperatives and intermediate units is included. The volume contains an extensive bibliographic section on educational collaboration, including a listing of relevant documents in the ERIC system. (JG)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Bibliographies, Coordination, Decentralization, Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Instruction, Information Networks, Information Services, Intermediate Administrative Units, Interschool Communication, Regional Cooperation, Regional Programs, Special Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Merrimack Education Center, Chelmsford, MA.
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