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Title: Education policy and the development of the school organisation committee
Authors: Garnett, Bob
Demaine, Jack
Keywords: Administration
Decision making
Democracy
Educational policy
Elementary Secondary Education
Government role
Local issues
Power structure
Issue Date: 2000
Publisher: © Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: GARNETT, B. and DEMAINE, J., 2000. Education policy and the development of the school organisation committee. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 10 (2), pp. 177-190.
Abstract: This article investigates some of the administrative processes involved in setting up the School Organisation Committee (SOC) in one Shire County in England. Labour central government wants SOCs inter alia to make decisions on the planning and provision of school places 'more local and to speed up the process' that previously involved often lengthy periods of consideration of cases by the Secretary of State for Education. Local politicians' views on the SOC and the implications for local-central power relations are reported in this article.
Description: This is article is restricted access. It was published in the journal, International Studies in Sociology of Education [© Taylor & Francis (Routledge)] and is available at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09620214.asp
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/2730
ISSN: 0962-0214
1747-5066
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