ERIC Number: EJ556309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Whose Schools? And What Should We Do with Them?
Covaleskie, John F.
Educational Theory, v47 n4 p527-40 Fall 1997
This paper highlights four books that examine issues related to public schools: who public schools belong to, why Americans fund public education, and what is public about it. The paper discusses the major themes of the books, noting existence of a general sense that education matters. (SM)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Involvement, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Parent Participation, Politics of Education, Public Education, Public Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Social Responsibility
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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