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School Councils

Scope Note: 
Small governing bodies, composed of parents, teachers, the principal, and community members associated with a particular school, which are established under state law and empowered to advise or make decisions on curriculum, instruction, budget, principal selection, and other aspects of school management
Category: Educational Process: School Perspectives
Broader Terms
Organizations (Groups)
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
Local School Councils
School Community Councils
School Site Councils
Related Terms
Participative Decision Making
Partnerships in Education
School Based Management
Added to ERIC: 8/14/2002