ERIC Number: ED339131
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Business-Education Collaboration: An Old Relationship in New Times.
Updating School Policies, v22 n7 p1-4 Sep 1991
Both business and education leaders have come to view their alliance as the way to educate America's youth to meet society's needs. Because successful businesses are flexible and adaptable, business leaders can work with school boards in changes promoted by the current school reform movement. Board members need to work with business to identify realistic and effective strategies. Eight basic steps in establishing a working and workable coalition are as follows: (1) choose a coalition structure; (2) create a vision; (3) develop a plan of action; (4) build trust; (5) define the roles and include all important players; (6) establish common ground; (7) cultivate patience and maintain support; and (8) access progress. Four publications are listed for other perspectives and program suggestions for business-education partnerships. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA.