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ERIC Number: ED231082
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
School Site Budgeting/Management: The State of the Art.
Spear, JoAnn Palmer
This paper first explains that in school site budgeting management, principals, teachers, and community members are involved in allocating school funds appropriated by district offices to individual schools. After briefly commenting on the origins, assumptions, and process of school site budgeting management, the roles of the participants are outlined. To study this process of school organization, interviews were conducted at two suburban and two urban school systems located in four cities. Among the advantages of the process cited in the summary of findings are: (1) a cooperative examination of existing practices and programs, (2) the involvement of teachers in schools' financial status and spending limitations, (3) a closer relationship between parents and teachers, and (4) decision-making closer to the students. (MLF)
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A