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Document Number: 2879

10-City Comparison of School-Based Budgeting and Management - This chart contrasts various forms of school-based budgeting and site-based management in 10 U.S. and Canadian cities (Chicago, Denver, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis, Seattle and Baltimore). Over 40 different fields allow viewers to quickly compare the decentralization progress occurring in these cities. Information contained in this chart includes: the number of schools that are decentralized; the type of employee benefits; and whether or not decentralization is mandated by the board of education. (Cross City Campaign for Urban School Reform, November 1999)...

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