ERIC Number: EJ434402
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
The Myth of Lay Policy Making at the State Level: State Boards of Education in the 1990s.
First, Patricia F.; Quaglia, Russell J.
Planning and Changing, v21 n2 p108-14 Sum 1990
As state legislatures have become increasingly involved in establishing educational policy, state boards' authority has diminished. Presently, there are no clear demarcations between rule making and implementation. Most state boards handle administrative and regulatory tasks rather than policymaking. Cumbersome and expensive to operate, state education boards are dinosaurs worthy of elimination. (12 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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