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Mobilizing Citizens for Better Schools
by Robert Sexton and Patricia a. Wasley and Ann Lieberman


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Tired of the complacent attitudes Kentucky politicians showed toward education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence was organized to galvanize the citizens of Kentucky to attack the state's historic educational deficits. The committee's campaigning helped prepare the way for the passage of the Kentucky Education Reform Act in 1990 and continues to work on behalf of school reform today.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Tired of the complacent attitudes Kentucky politicians showed toward education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence was organized to galvanize the citizens of Kentucky to attack the state's historic educational deficits. The committee's campaigning helped prepare the way for the passage of the Kentucky Education Reform Act in 1990 and continues to work on behalf of school reform today. Based on his wealth of experience and success with the Prichard Committee, Sexton provides invaluable guidance for citizens of all states who are interested in implementing school reform. This indispensable volume covers topics such as:

  • Initial organizing
  • Building credibility
  • Working with business and the media
  • The ins-and-outs of school reform politics
  • Organizing the public, including parents
  • Communications strategies

With its practical insights and accessible style, Mobilizing Citizens for Better Schools is an important resource for policymakers, school administrators, parents, and all concerned citizens.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780807744413
  • ISBN-10: 0807744417
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publish Date: March 2004
  • Page Count: 131
  • Dimensions: 8.98 x 6.38 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.47 pounds

Series: Series on School Reform

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