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ERIC Number: EJ857598
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 40
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0268-0939
School-Based Management and Citizen Participation: Lessons for Public Education from Local Educational Projects
Santizo Rodall, Claudia A.; Martin, Christopher James
Journal of Education Policy, v24 n3 p317-333 May 2009
This article analyses changes that have occurred in the elementary education system in Mexico since 1992 when an administrative de-concentration process took place. This process was accompanied by legal modifications that created opportunities for social participation in public elementary schools affairs. As a result, some school communities in collaboration with non-governmental organizations and diverse interest groups created networks to develop educational projects. How can recent public administration theory help us understand this? New Public Management is examined and found wanting; some Governance approaches provide more opportunities to grasp what is essentially a new and changing relationship between government and civil society, and within civil society, in Mexican education. These changes point to a new understanding of the administrative de-concentration process initiated 16 years ago. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico