A Study of Community Power Structure in Certain School Districts in the State of Texas and its Influence on Bond Elections

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The purpose of this study was to determine the community power structure and its influence on the outcome of bond elections in four selected school districts in the State of Texas. The investigation of the following subproblems was necessary: 1. To determine the involvement of power structure in the decision-making process of the school district. 2. To determine the community people who have exercised the greatest influence in school matters. 3. To determine the educator's need to become cognizant of the nature of power structure. 4. To determine to what extent leaders in school bond elections are also leaders in ... continued below

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Harper, Joe W., 1922- August 1965.

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The purpose of this study was to determine the community power structure and its influence on the outcome of bond elections in four selected school districts in the State of Texas. The investigation of the following subproblems was necessary: 1. To determine the involvement of power structure in the decision-making process of the school district. 2. To determine the community people who have exercised the greatest influence in school matters. 3. To determine the educator's need to become cognizant of the nature of power structure. 4. To determine to what extent leaders in school bond elections are also leaders in non-school issues.

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Harper, Joe W., 1922-. A Study of Community Power Structure in Certain School Districts in the State of Texas and its Influence on Bond Elections, dissertation, August 1965; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164210/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .