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ERIC Number: EJ1236593
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1059-308X
Spanning Boundaries and Balancing Tensions: A Systems Perspective on Community School Coordinators
Mayger, Linda K; Hochbein, Craig D.
School Community Journal, v29 n2 p225-254 2019
This comparative case study concerns the daily work of community school coordinators and the challenges that they face. Informed by a conceptual framework based on organizational boundary spanning and systems theories, the authors analyzed transcripts from time study responses, structured interviews with school leaders, and documents from three community schools over a period of three years. The results reveal that community school coordinators work across organizational boundaries and face tensions presented by complex authority structures and inconsistent funding. The article concludes with guidance for current researchers, practitioners, and policymakers interested in community-based school reforms.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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