Outside Money in School Board Elections

Outside Money in School Board Elections The Nationalization of Education Politics

Jeffrey R. Henig, Rebecca Jacobsen, and Sarah Reckhow
cloth, 240 Pages
Pub. Date: March 2019
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-283-6
Price: $64.00

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paper, 240 Pages
Pub. Date: March 2019
ISBN-13: 978-1-68253-282-9
Price: $33.00

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Outside Money in School Board Elections documents and analyzes the injection of external funding into local elections. Local school board contests have recently become flashpoints of national donor interest. Some observers see this engagement as a needed boost for complacent school districts while others view it as a threat to local democracy.

About the Authors

Jeffrey R. Henig is a professor of political science and education at Teachers College and professor of political science at Columbia University. Rebecca Jacobsen is an associate professor of education politics and policy in the College of Education at Michigan State University. Sarah Reckhow is an associate professor of political science at Michigan State University.


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