Barriers to Curricular Decentralization of an Urban School System: A Process Model for the Implementation of Site Based Management

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The problem of this study is to identify and describe specific bureaucratic/organizational barriers that inhibit needed curricular and instructional flexibility and freedom in an urban school system and to determine if means exist by which the barriers can be overcome. The purposes of this study include the identification, description, and assessment of the barriers identified and the development of a process model which addresses identified barriers. The study includes samples of parents, teachers, principals, and central administrators. Questionnaires were administered to parents and teachers. Structured interviews were conducted with all administrators. The survey instruments were validated through means of pilot ... continued below

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Lopez, José A. (José Antonio) August 1983.

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The problem of this study is to identify and describe specific bureaucratic/organizational barriers that inhibit needed curricular and instructional flexibility and freedom in an urban school system and to determine if means exist by which the barriers can be overcome. The purposes of this study include the identification, description, and assessment of the barriers identified and the development of a process model which addresses identified barriers. The study includes samples of parents, teachers, principals, and central administrators. Questionnaires were administered to parents and teachers. Structured interviews were conducted with all administrators. The survey instruments were validated through means of pilot tests and jury panels.

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Lopez, José A. (José Antonio). Barriers to Curricular Decentralization of an Urban School System: A Process Model for the Implementation of Site Based Management, dissertation, August 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc331493/: accessed May 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .