ERIC Number: EJ537003
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Key Issues Facing the Boston Public Schools.
Dentler, Robert A.
New England Journal of Public Policy, v10 n1 p271-81 Sum-Fall 1994
Examines the policy leadership of the Boston School Committee in dealing with challenges faced by the Boston public school system during the past decade. The author's primary concern is how well the school districts and staff are able to provide optimal learning opportunities to all students. Assumes that this can best be appraised in terms of district structure, history, and educational policy. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Budgeting, Committees, Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Empowerment, Governance, Politics of Education, Public Schools, School Desegregation, School Districts, Superintendents, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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