A new-old idea that needs some revision in Baltimore 'School-based management'

Linda MacMurray Gibbs

October 11, 1990|By Linda MacMurray Gibbs

SCADS of articles have appeared in the press recently on proposed reforms in education, all pointing toward a new era of "school-based management." In this scenario, the principal is the central leader of the school, empowered to make decisions and take action without needing approval from a central office. The rationale is sound, based on the concept that decisions are most informed at the school level, where knowledge of the circumstances is greatest.

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