ERIC Number: EJ585536
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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American Education: A View from the Outside.
Heyneman, Stephen P.
International Journal of Leadership in Education, v2 n1 p31-41 Jan-Mar 1999
Asserts that governance of U.S. schools is decentralized, and extremism not a part of the curriculum. However, American schools would be more effective if students understood their place and behaved more politely, if trying hard were routine behavior, and if public education were more highly valued. (23 references) (MLH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Education, Conservatism, Decentralization, Diversity (Student), Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups, Political Influences, Politics of Education, Public Education, School Effectiveness, Student Behavior, Student Interests, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: United States