ERIC Number: EJ374511
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Democratic Governance and Effective Education.
Fraser, James W.
Equity and Choice, v4 n3 p45-50 Spr 1988
Decentralized decision-making is an important characteristic of effective schools. Effective decentralization requires that teachers, parents, students, and the community be involved, despite the various problems they face. The creation of school improvement councils is one step towards implementing the massive structural change needed to improve the schools. (BJV)
Descriptors: Decentralization, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Family School Relationship, Parent Associations, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Participative Decision Making, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, School Councils, School Organization
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
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