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Studies of Education Reform

Assessment of School-Based Management

Priscilla Wohlstetter
Center on Educational Governance

Susan Albers Mohrman
Center for Effective Organizations

U.S. Department of Education
Office of Educational Research and Improvement

U.S Department of Education
Richard W. Riley

Office of Educational Research and Improvement
Sharon P. Robinson
Assistant Secretary

Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination
Ronald W. Cartwright
Acting Director

October 1996

The Studies in Education Reform were initiated by the former Office of Research in OERI under the guiding hand of its Acting Director, Joseph C. Conaty, currently the Director of OERI's National Institute on Student Achievement, Curriculum, and Assessment.

Studies in Education Reform

The 12 studies were commissioned by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) in 1991 and were all completed by fall 1995. Each study comprises three volumes. Volume 1 contains a discussion of the study, case study summaries of the schools or school districts examined, and recommendations. Volume II contains detailed case studies. Volume III is a technical appendix explaining the study's methodology. OERI is publishing all Volumes I as a set. Titles in this series are:

The other two volumes for each study are available through the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) system.

This study was funded by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education, under contract no. RP 91-172002. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of the Department or any other agency of the U.S. Government.

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