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The Education Mayor
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In 2002 the No Child Left Behind Act rocked America's schools with new initiatives for results-based accountability. But years before NCLB was signed, a new movement was already under way by mayors to take control of city schools from school boards and in

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
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  1. List of Tables
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xi-xiii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. xv
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  1. Introduction: Mayoral Governance in Education Gains Prominence
  2. pp. 1-10
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  1. 1. The Historical and Political Context of Integrated Governance
  2. pp. 11-27
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  1. 2. The New-Style Education Mayors
  2. pp. 28-51
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  1. 3. Evaluating the Effects of Mayoral Control
  2. pp. 52-75
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  1. 4. Integrated Governance as a Strategy to Improve School Performance
  2. pp. 76-98
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  1. 5. Considering the Gap between High- and Low- Performing Schools
  2. pp. 99-112
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  1. 6. Accountability and Urban High Schools: The Challenge of Improving Instructional Practices
  2. pp. 113-139
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  1. 7. Toward Strategic Deployment of Resources
  2. pp. 140-160
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  1. 8. The Political Dynamics of Building Public Support for Education
  2. pp. 161-186
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  1. 9. Mayorally Governed School Districts as Laboratories of Democracy
  2. pp. 187-199
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  1. Appendix: Achievement Analysis Methodology and Additional Findings for Chapter Four
  2. pp. 201-205
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 207-217
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  1. References
  2. pp. 219-236
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 237-254
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