TITLE

Efficiency and government red tape

AUTHOR(S)
Pipho, Chris
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Nov92, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p198
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the role of government in school reform. Reinventing state government; The National Governors' Association Plan; Working with the bureacracy; School finance and reform.
ACCESSION #
9302142949

 

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