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Author Shober, Arnold F., 1976-
Title Splintered accountability : state governance and education reform / Arnold F. Shober.
Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, [2010]

Series SUNY series in public policy
SUNY series in public policy.
Subject State departments of education -- United States -- States.
Educational accountability -- United States -- States.
Education -- Standards -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States -- States.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 291 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Splintered Accountability; Contents; Tables; Figures; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Part 1; 1. Introduction; 2. Autonomy and Scope in Government Agencies; 3. Expectations for Scope-Seeking Agencies; Part 2; 4. Historical Roots of State Involvement; 5. Bringing Them to the Table: Managing Interests; 6. Leading by Example: State Superintendents' Infl uence; 7. Making New Friends: Institutional Turnover; Part 3; 8. The View from the Dome: Legislative Salience; 9. Budgeting for Success; 10. Conclusions and Implications; Appendix A. Historical Appendix; Appendix B. Statistical Appendix.
Appendix C.A Note on the SourcesNotes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441648839 (electronic bk.)
1441648836 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 643491665
Additional Format Print version: Shober, Arnold F., 1976- Splintered accountability. Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2010 9781438430751 (DLC) 2009024753 (OCoLC)421147276