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Pierce, Marie – American School Board Journal, 2003
The number of school boards in Canada has been radically reduced over the past 7 years. During this period, governance roles and responsibilities also have been redefined. Since 1995, 9 of Canada's 10 provinces have gone through a consolidation process mandated by provincial legislators, mainly for cost efficiency. (MLF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education
Pierce, Marie – American School Board Journal, 1997
School governance has recently dominated Canadian provinces' political agendas. Every province has reduced the number of school boards and centralized decision making. This article summarizes school board and funding status in each province and territory. Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec have…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Centralization, Collective Bargaining, Elementary Secondary Education