ERIC Number: ED112527
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Public Testimony on Public Schools.
National Committee for Citizens in Education, Columbia, MD.
This book reports on public hearings that examined issues related to the question "Who controls the public schools?" The hearings concerned the citizen's role in the establishment of policy and in decision-making in the operation of the public schools. Hearings were held in Minneapolis, St. Louis, Portland (Oregon), Atlanta, and Los Angeles. Testimony was also taken from citizen activists from Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and South Carolina. The book also includes chapters on the major governance issues and offers a governance plan claimed to be "a first step toward returning control of American schools to the people they serve." (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Accountability, Citizen Participation, Collective Bargaining, Decision Making, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Nontraditional Education, Policy Formation, Political Power, Power Structure, Public Opinion, Public Schools, Teacher Associations
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704 ($11.00, Quantity discounts)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Committee for Citizens in Education, Columbia, MD.