ERIC Number: ED440178
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Nov
The Evolution of the Community School Concept: The Leadership of Frank J. Manley. National Community Education Publication Series.
Decker, Larry E.
The essays in this collection describe the contributions of Frank Manley, widely acknowledged by education historians to be the founder of the modern community school movement. They review his leadership after he opened the first community schools in Flint, Michigan, and describe his later career as executive director of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The essays are: (1) "The Leadership Legacy of Frank J. Manley" (Larry E. Decker); (2) "Frank Manley and Charles Stewart Mott: An Extraordinary Partnership" (Larry E. Decker); (3) "The Origin and Evolution of the Community School in Flint, Michigan: The Frank Manley Influence" (Douglas Procunier); (4) "Frank Manley and the Community School Vision" (Pat Edwards); (5) "In Memoriam" (Richard C. Pendell in the "Community Education Journal," November 1972); (6) "Frank Manley: A Giant in American Education" (Ernest O. Melby, from the "Community Education Journal," November 1972); (7) "Frank Manley: Leader, Creator, Humanist" (Clyde Campbell in the "Community Education Journal," November 1972); (8) "Frank Manley: A Chronology" ("Community Education Journal," November 1972); and (9) "Epilogue: Looking Ahead" (Larry E. Decker). (SLD)
Descriptors: Community Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Philanthropic Foundations, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: National Community Education Association, Fairfax, VA.; Florida Atlantic Univ., Boca Raton.