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Qualifications for Chief State School Officers MS Word PDF - State education governance structures follow a number of different models, all of which include a chief state school officer (CSSO). This ECS StateNote examines the qualififcations required for an individual to serve as a CSSO. Qualifications vary widely, including academic and professional experience, residency and moral character. (Michael Colasanti, Education Commission of the States, February 2007)...

Examples of Major Changes in State Boards of Education MS Word PDF - Education governance structures differ from state to state in ways that directly affect how state education policy leaders can act or interact. This ECS StateNote provides readers with examples of relatively recent state initiatives to address the powers and authority of state boards of education. (Michael Colasanti, Education Commission of the States, February 2007)...

Focus on Governance in K-12 Education: State-Level Models - In elementary and secondary education governance, the need to build an effective system of public education is the driving force behind the selection of a state's key education leaders. This paper provides a snapshot of what state-level K-12 governance looks like in the Southern Regional Education Board states. (Asenith Dixon, Southern Regional Education Board, October 2008)...

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