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ERIC Number: ED174724
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 21
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Community Participation in Urban Public Schools; An Overview of Issues.
Tolliver, J. Howard
The issues addressed in this paper include: (1) various views of what constitutes a community; (2) the controversy over the quantity, kind, and division of decisionmaking powers allotted to community action groups; (3) arguments against and in favor of community participation; (4) characteristics which prohibit citizen participation among disadvantaged groups; (5) the benefits of community participation; and (6) administrative roadblocks to community participation. Specific programs such as community schools and the Teacher Corps which encourage parent and community involvement in educational planning are also examined. (EB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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