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Title Education governance for the twenty-first century : overcoming the structural barriers to school reform / Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn, editors.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Education governance in America: who leads when everyone is in charge? / Patrick McGuinn and Paul Manna -- The failures of U.S. education governance today / Chester E. Finn Jr. and Michael J. Petrilli -- How current education governance distorts financial decisionmaking / Marguerite Roza -- Governance challenges to innovators within the system / Michelle R. Davis -- Governance challenges to innovators outside the system / Steven F. Wilson -- Rethinking district governance / Frederick M. Hess and Olivia M. Meeks -- Interstate governance of standards and testing / Kathryn A. McDermott -- Education governance in performance-based federalism / Kenneth K. Wong -- The end of educational exceptionalism / Jeffrey R. Henig -- English perspectives on education governance and delivery / Michael Barber -- Education governance in Canada and the United States / Sandra Vergari -- Education governance in comparative perspective / Michael Mintrom and Richard Walley -- Governance lessons from the health care and environment sectors / Barry G. Rabe -- Toward a coherent and fair funding system / Cynthia G. Brown -- Picturing a different governance structure for public education / Paul T. Hill -- From theory to results in governance reform / Kenneth J. Meier -- The tall task of education governance reform / Paul Manna and Patrick McGuinn.
Summary America's fragmented, decentralized, politicized, and bureaucratic system of education governance is a major impediment to school reform. In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners show that understanding the impact of specific policy changes in areas such as standards, testing, teachers, or school choice requires careful analysis of the broader governing arrangements that influence their content, implementation, and impact. Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century comprehensively assesses thestrengths and weaknesse.
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Subject Education and state -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Manna, Paul, editor.
McGuinn, Patrick J., editor.
Finn, Chester E., Jr., 1944- How current education governance distorts financial decisionmaking.
Other Form: Print version: Education governance for the twenty-first century. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2013 9780815723943 (DLC) 2012045316 (OCoLC)794708173
ISBN 9780815723950 (electronic bk.)
0815723954 (electronic bk.)