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How governance of K-12 education influences policy outputs and student outcomes in the United States

@inproceedings{Manna2006HowGO,
  title={How governance of K-12 education influences policy outputs and student outcomes in the United States},
  author={Paul Manna},
  year={2006}
}
Even though K-12 education policy has become an increasingly salient topic in the United States, few individuals understand the diverse arrangements states have devised to govern America's schools. Describing that variability and then using it to explain student academic success and state policy production is this paper’s empirical goal. That focus provides a new test of institutional theories of executive power in policy networks, which predict that more powerful executives in less fragmented… 

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