| Introduction—Urban Education Reform: Competing Approaches|
|James G. Cibulka and |
|PART ONESYSTEMS REFORMS OF URBAN SCHOOL SYSTEMS|
|1 Accountability at the Improv: Brief Sketches of School Reform in Los Angeles |
|Charles Taylor Kerchner and |
|2 Philadelphia's Children Achieving Initiative: The Promise and Challenge of Systemic Reform in an Urban School District |
|Jolley Bruce Christman, |
|Tom Corcoran, |
|Ellen Foley, and|
|3 Balancing Autonomy and Control in the New York City Public Schools: Using the Double-ACE Model |
|Bruce S. Cooper and |
|PART TWOINCREASING MAYORAL INFLUENCE OVER URBAN SCHOOLS|
|4 Mayoral Takeover: The Different Directions Taken in Different Cities|
|Michael W. Kirst and |
|5 From Court Street to City Hall: Governance Change in the Boston Public Schools |
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Book title: A Race against Time: The Crisis in Urban Schooling.
Contributors: James G.Cibulka - Editor, William Lowe Boyd - Editor.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2003.
Page number: v.
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