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ERIC Number: EJ851510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1557-3060
A Framework for Understanding Educational Governance: The Case of California
Brewer, Dominic J.; Smith, Joanna
Education Finance and Policy, v3 n1 p20-40 Win 2008
Governance is widely believed to be an important determinant of the effectiveness of educational systems. Yet there are few systematic evaluations of the linkages between educational governance and student outcomes, or cogent frameworks for evaluating the effectiveness of governance arrangements in a way that can guide potential policy changes. In this article, we attempt to provide such a framework by identifying indicators of effective educational governance systems drawn from previous research and more than forty interviews with stakeholders at all levels in California, the nation's biggest system. The exploratory research presented here is intended to help inform future studies of educational governance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California