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Bonastia, Christopher – History of Education Quarterly, 2016
In July 1963, students from Queens College (QC) and a group of New York City teachers traveled to Prince Edward County (PEC), Virginia, to teach local black youth in Freedom Schools. The county had eliminated public education four years earlier to avoid a desegregation order. PEC Freedom Schools represented the first major effort to recruit an…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, African Americans, Counties, Expertise
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Rhim, Lauren Morando; Lancet, Stephanie – Center on Reinventing Public Education, 2018
Charter schools--public schools that receive greater autonomy from district and state regulations in return for greater accountability--present opportunities to provide exemplary and innovative supports and services to students with disabilities. Charter schools' freedom to innovate enables them to create and offer new models and practices, which…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Public Schools, Charter Schools, Educational Innovation
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Office of the Regents. – 1988
Conditional deregulation of the New York City (New York) public schools would balance the freedom that school principals need with the accountability that the public has a right to expect. Accountability for student achievement is the missing component in the operation of New York City schools. However, the web of New York State regulations,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrative Change, Administrator Responsibility, Change Strategies