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eText: 
ISBN-10 0137144717ISBN-13 9780137144716
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-58193-5ISBN-13 978-0-205-58193-1
Author(s): Thomas J. Sergiovanni; Paul Kelleher; Martha M. McCarthy; Frances C. Fowler
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 408
Description

Educational Governance and Administation, 6/e takes a problem-solving approach to the real issues that administrators face.

The sixth edition of Educational Governance and Administration provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to school finance issues and schools as political systems. Its case-based approachdescriptive studies of how schools workbroad look at the historical, political, social contexts that make up this area of study make this book a valuable tool for every aspiring educator, policymaker, and citizen looking for an overview of the current American educational system.

Educational Governance and Administration examines administrative practices with a critical eye and provides a balanced overview of the development of educational administration, taking into account the roles of teachers, students, principals and superintendents. Examining the expanding role of the government in education and leadership, how schools work as political systems, and how administrators balance local, state and federal influences, the extensively revised  Sixth Edition contains a completely updated and  comprehensive discussion of  policy and policy making, as well as the financial and legal challenges that school leaders face.

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