Organizational training and relationship building for increasing public participation in a public school district
From the early twentieth century to the present, citizen participation in U.S. public institutions--particularly schools--has continually decreased. The trend has been linked to the bureaucratization of public schools and their increasing reliance on expert knowledge for solutions to school- and education-related problems. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a parent training program designed to increase a school district's capacity for public participation. The program--known as Leadership St. Vrain--provided citizens knowledge about school district operations and management ...
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Date:2004Format:born digital; booksAt the 2003 "Rock the Vote" debate, one of the questions posed by a student to the eight Democratic candidates for the presidential nomination was "have you ever used marijuana?" Amazingly, all but one of the candidates ...
Quantitative Research Methods for Political Science, Public Policy and Public Administration (With Applications in R): 3rd Edition Author(s):Jenkins-Smith, Hank; Ripberger, JosephDate:2017Format:textbooksThe focus of this book is on using quantitative research methods to test hypotheses and build theory in political science, public policy and public administration. It is designed for advanced undergraduate courses, or ...
Binder 2. Public Participation. Fact Sheet/TSC/AC/Public Meetings/Basin Interviews/Comments on Reports/Miscellaneous Issues Author(s):HDR Engineering, Inc.; WBLA, Inc.; Colorado Water Resources and Power Development AuthorityDate:1987-1989Supporting materials assembled for the Upper Gunnison-Uncompaghre Basin Study. Tabbed topics in Binder 2: Public Participation include a fact sheet, Technical Steering Committee/Advisory Committee/public meetings, basin ...