ERIC Number: ED139108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
How a School Board Operates. Fastback 88.
The author provides an overview of the responsibilities of a school board member. Beginning with a view of the origins and constraints of the board's authority--federal and state law and, increasingly, court decisions--the author examines the board member's responsibilities in the areas of directing the educational system, making decisions that further educational goals, selling the public to education and the schools to the public, developing policy, and conducting meetings of several sorts. (IRT)
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Meetings, Policy Formation, Public Relations, School Community Relationship, State School District Relationship, Superintendents
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 ($0.75 nonmembers, $0.60 members, quantity discounts; orders under $5 must be prepaid, otherwise $1 will be charge for handling)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN.