Greenlee, Bobbie J.
September 2007
Planning & Changing;2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3/4, p222
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study which examined the implementation of a representative body called School Advisory Council (SAC) in a Florida school district. SAC is designed to help in preparing and monitoring a School Improvement Plan (SIP), which guides actions toward improving student achievement. It is comprised of the school principal and a representative of teachers, parents, instructional and non-instructional personnel, students and community leaders. The study explored the priority budget items, benefits and weaknesses of SAC. It concluded that policy directed toward SAC improvement should focus on school culture, result accountability and ethical issues.


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