Who's minding the schools?

Toch, Thomas; Glastris, Kukula
April 1994
U.S. News & World Report;4/18/94, Vol. 116 Issue 15, p78
Examines how the once stalwart board of education is today often a hindrance to quality public schooling. Push for national testing and achievement standards which reflects school reformers' frustration with local school boards; Urge for reform in school governance; Decline in the caliber of school board candidates; Concentration on narrow agendas; Examples; Waning influence of local school boards.


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