ERIC Number: ED102655
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
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Decentralized Decision-Making. ERS Information Aid.
Powell, Janet F.
In this paper, the current debate over decentralized decisionmaking is highlighted and facts, figures, and models based on a recent nationwide survey are presented. Decentralization in decisionmaking is defined as the involvement of building-level principals in district-wide decisions. Advantages and disadvantages of decentralization, the nature of the decisions to be decentralized, the role of the building prinicpal, and implementation processes are discussed. The decentralization programs operating in four school districts are provided as examples. (DW)
Descriptors: Decentralization, Decision Making, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Models, Principals, School Administration
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Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.