Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 The structure of the American educational system Top down more authority and responsibility the further up one is in the

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Chapter 5 The structure of the American educational system Top down – more authority and responsibility the further up one is in the structure. - Issue : that those who work on the bottom ( teachers, principles) know more about the issues in schools so thus should be allotted more say in decisions. Policy to practice continuum – The range of roles and responsibilities for education. From the development for national policy to teaching in class rooms. - A horizontal perspective of the educational system. - The agencies and people at each point along the continuum have to do their job well - Each group must trust other people and agencies at other points along the continuum. The difference between line relationship, and staff relationship - Line relationship o An organizational arrangement in which a subordinate os directly responsible to a supervisor. - Staff relationship o An organizational arrangement is which one party is not under the direct control or authority of another. In schools teacher have a combination of both. They are not complete free of a higher authority
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course TEACHING 115 taught by Professor Kasambiera during the Fall '07 term at Bradley.

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Chapter 5 - Chapter 5 The structure of the American educational system Top down more authority and responsibility the further up one is in the

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