TITLE

WHEN SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCILS DECIDE: SPENDING CHOICES FOR SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Greenlee, Bobbie J.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Planning & Changing;2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3/4, p222
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
29964408

 

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