An International Perspective
Section I Systemic Change: Devolution of School Governance in an Australian State School System: Third Time Lucky?, Max Angus, Australia; Radical Legislated School Reform in the United States: An Examination of Chicago and Kentucky, Betty E. Steffy and Fenwick W. English, USA; Texas Educational Reform: Why? Why Not? and So What?, Sandra Neubert, USA; The Shift to School-based Management in New Zealand - The School View, Cathy Wylie, New Zealand. Section II From Policy to Practice: Educational Reform in Israel: An Example of Synergy in Education, Miriam Ben-Peretz, Israel; Evolution of Intentions: From State Policy Development to Teacher Implementation, Jim Lowham, USA; Principal Influences on National Policy Implemetation in Selected Australian and New Zealand Catholic Schools, Patricia Walsh and David Carter, Australia. Section III Curriculum Contexts: Culture and Economic Change: The New Zealand School Curriculum, Roger Peddie, New Zealand; Shifting Negotiations: A Case Study Of Lower Secondary School English Syllabuses in Western Australia, Marnie O'Neill, Australia; Teachers' Early Experiences of the Implementation of the British National Curriculum, Neville Bennett and Clive Carre, UK.