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Bigness, Bureaucracy and Schools: Can Local Communities Right the Balance?

posted Dec 4, 2010, 4:23 PM by Concerned Parents
Interesting commentary for discussion posted by Dr. Paul W. Bennett on his blog at http://educhatter.wordpress.com -  Bigness, Bureaucracy and Schools: Can Local Communities Right the Balance?

The post leaves us the reader with a number of points to ponder:
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Why do “bigness and bureaucracy” exert such a preponderant influence over educational planning and policy-making? What has been the real impact upon students, families, and teachers?  Can we find salvation through a return to smaller schools?  What are the chances that local communities can right the balance?"

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