ERIC Number: EJ617251
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Social Construction of School Failure.
Schuttloffel, Merylann J.
Education Policy Analysis Archives, v8 n45 2000
Studied the barriers encountered by an urban school principal in implementing reforms within the context of the Kentucky Educational Reform Act. Results show how site-based decision making councils exemplify a policy decision that ignores the practical realities of distressed schools. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Case Studies, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Program Implementation, School Based Management, Urban Schools
Electronic journal available at http://olam.ed.asu.edu/apaa; 15 pages.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990