Acknowledged author Thomas J. Sergiovanni wrote Educational Governance and Administration (6th Edition) comprising 408 pages back in 2008. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0205581935 and 9780205581931. Since then Educational Governance and Administration (6th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $27.71 or rent at the marketplace.
The sixth edition of Educational Governance and Administration provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to school finance issues and schools as political systems. Its case-based approach, descriptive studies of how schools work, and broad look at the historical, political, social contexts that make up this area of study make this book a valuable tool for every aspiring educator, policymaker, and citizen looking for an overview of the current American educational system. Educational Governance and Administration examines administrative practices with a critical eye and provides a balanced overview of the development of educational administration, taking into account the roles of teachers, students, principals, and superintendents. Extensively revised, the sixth edition contains a completely updated and comprehensive discussion of policy and policy making, as well as the financial and legal challenges that school leaders face. It explores the expanding role of the government in education and leadership, how schools work as political systems, and how administrators balance local, state, and federal influences. This extensively revised Sixth Edition contains a completely updated and comprehensive discussion of policy and policy making, as well as the financial and legal challenges that school leaders face.