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When Mayors Take Charge: School Governance in the City Paperback – December 29, 2008

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"A fine stock-taking collection of papers that not only explore the arguments for and against this mode of organization but also summarize the specific arrangements and outcomes in New York City, Chicago, Boston, and Detroit." —Peter Eisinger, Teacher's College Record

About the Author

Joseph P. Viteritti is the Blanche D. Blank Professor of Public Policy at Hunter College, CUNY. He previously served as special assistant to the chancellor of schools in NewYork and as senior adviser to superintendents in Boston and Chicago. He has written widely on education policy and governance and recently served as executive director of the Commission on School Governance in NewYork, for which these papers were commissioned.

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  • Paperback: 255 pages
  • Publisher: Brookings Institution Press (December 29, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0815790430
  • ISBN-13: 978-0815790433
  • Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.9 x 8.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,635,256 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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