Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements
 

School Politics Chicago Style


reviewed by Peter R. Senn - 1977

coverTitle: School Politics Chicago Style
Author(s): Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
ISBN: , Pages: , Year:
Search for book at Amazon.com

Is there a more important subject for educators than school politics? The power to determine and allocate resources, to shape curriculum, to humanize and desegregate, to control the teachers and administrators, and ultimately and most importantly to teach the child—this is what school politics are all about. The vast and complex problems of the great central city school systems were either created by bad school politics or unsolved by them. They can only be resolved by changing these politics for the better. This is particularly true in Chicago, where the schools reflect outdated forms of social organization that cannot deliver the educational experiences people want. A good book on Chicago school politics could be very useful. Because the title is not descriptive, it is necessary to state in some detail what the book is about. It is not a comparative study. It is a test of political science models using as... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase School Politics Chicago Style
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 79 Number 1, 1977, p. 145-147
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1193, Date Accessed: 9/29/2020 4:35:52 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
 
Article Tools
Related Articles
There are no related articles to display

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Peter Senn


 
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS