ERIC Number: EJ296766
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Toward Strategic Independence: Nine Commandments for Enhancing School Effectiveness.
Finn, Chester E., Jr.
Phi Delta Kappan, v65 n8 p518-24 Apr 1984
Addressing the underlying tension that generally exists between school-level autonomy and systemwide uniformity, the author's nine commandments include recognizing the school as the key organizational unit in public education, selecting and nurturing first-rate principals, and granting more budgetary authority to the school level. (JBM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Board of Education Policy, Conformity, Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship, Guidelines, Leadership, Policy Formation, Problem Solving, School Based Management, School District Autonomy, School Effectiveness, State School District Relationship
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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