Governing Public School Districts: Insights from Economics, Political Science, and Business Management
Willamette University - Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Polly S. Rizova
Atkinson Graduate School of Management
Henry H. Bi
Atkinson Graduate School of Management, Willamette University
February 11, 2011
In this essay, we review the contributions economists, political scientists, and business scientists have made to an understanding of how local school districts, boards of education, school superintendents, and district offices affect student learning and other achievement outcomes of interest, where and how their work differs from that done by students of educational administration, and the implications of their findings for future research.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 36
Keywords: School districts, Performance measurement, governance
JEL Classification: H52, I21, I22, I28, D73, L32, C93working papers series
Date posted: February 13, 2011
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