ERIC Number: EJ390513
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
The Paradox of Decentralizing Schools: Lessons from Business, Government, and the Catholic Church.
Murphy, Jerome T.
Phi Delta Kappan, v70 n10 p808-12 Jun 1989
By the year 2000, school decentralization could become another unfortunate, ineffectual pendulum swing. According to this article, a dynamic, ever-changing system of decentralization and centralization balances the benefits of local administrative autonomy with the pursuit of unified goals and helps each leadership level understand its responsibilities, limitations, and prerogatives. Includes 11 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A