ERIC Number: EJ638384
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Politics and the Superintendency in the U.S.A.: Restructuring In-Service Education.
Bjork, Lars G.; Keedy, John
Journal of In-service Education, v27 n2 p275-302 2001
Describes a national study on the dissonance between superintendent roles and school board political configurations and the need for field-based application of knowledge in superintendent in-service education programs. The paper discusses how school superintendents prefer to operate as professional advisors and decision makers. Recommendations for appropriate inservice models are included. (Contains references.) (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Inservice Education, Mentors, Politics of Education, Professional Development, Public Education, School Administration, Superintendents, Theory Practice Relationship
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