Mayors and Schools: Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education

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This book examines the national trend toward mayoral control of big-city school districts through comparative case studies of Chicago and Cleveland - two school districts that adopted mayoral control during the 1990s. Chambers takes up the question of whether granting control to mayors in major cities will indeed fix public school systems. She finds that although both cities have experienced noteworthy improvements in student performance since mayoral control, the increased centralization of decision-making has reduced ...

Mayors and Schools: Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education 2006, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781592134694

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Mayors and Schools: Minority Voices and Democratic Tensions in Urban Education 2006, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

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