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Chalker, Donald M.; Haynes, Richard M. – American School Board Journal, 1997
Now that school boards have been replaced by parent advisory councils, there is virtually no local school governance in New Brunswick, Canada. Factors leading to school boards' demise include neglected democratic institutions, failure to understand local boards' needs, less qualified members, boards' failure to protect their special…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Failure
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