Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-197) and index.
Policy responsiveness in American school districts -- Financing public education -- Public opinion and Americans' commitment to educational spending -- Direct democracy, indirect democracy, and policy responsiveness -- Voting rights, electoral systems, and policy responsiveness -- Teacher's unions in state and local politics -- The gray peril reconsidered -- The democratic control of American school boards.
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