The Center for Public School Renewal
The ERIC system (Educational Resources Information Center) contains a great deal of information about concepts related to the idea of teacher-led schools. ERIC's set of Major Descriptors includes the following related terms:
Of course, less-accepted terms such as "empowerment" and "devolution" can also be used in keyword searches.
1999 ERIC Searches
Searches were conducted on the following four Major Descriptors for the indicated time spans:
A number of articles were listed under more than one of these descriptors, so that the number of unique hits is less than the sum of these four categories. In fact, 58 articles were common to all three of the larger categories, and one article was categorized under all four descriptors.
To review the 72 ERIC entries selected from the 1999 search results click here.
2007 ERIC Searches
Searches were conducted on the same four Major Descriptors for the period 1999-2006:
The results of this search also produced overlap among several categories. See the Venn diagram below.
To review the ERIC entries selected from the 2007 search results click here.