ERIC Number: EJ546758
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Mayor Versus The School Superintendent: Political Incursions Into Metropolitan School Politics.
Hunter, Richard C.
Education and Urban Society, v29 n2 p217-32 Feb 1997
Examines the increasing tensions in the local governance structures of American urban public education by discussing variations in local political processes. Addresses ways in which the legal system can balance the needs of mayors who seek a greater role in reforming school governance with the needs of boards of education eager to maintain their autonomy. (GR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Legal and Policy Hot Spots in Urban Schools."