The influence of Andrew Craig Phillips on North Carolina local superintendents

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Theresa Kay Banks (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Dale L. Brubaker

Abstract: Craig Phillips was the North Carolina State Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1968-1988, longer than any other holder of that office. This study investigates the impact of his tenure as state superintendent on local superintendents. Accordingly, the study had four purposes. The first was to determine to what extent Craig Phillips' behavior influenced local administrative procedure. The second purpose was to determine whether age, years in office, size of administrative unit, geographical region, or Phillips' tenure affected local superintendents' perceptions of Phillips and/or his administration. The third was to determine which statewide implemented programs during Phillips' tenure were attributed to Phillips and/or his administration. Finally, the fourth purpose was to examine how local superintendents would select the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The study was based on interviews with local superintendents in Region 8 and a Likert-scaled survey mailed to all of the 139 local superintendents in North Carolina.

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Language: English
Date: 1989
Phillips, Andrew Craig
School superintendents $z North Carolina
Public schools $z North Carolina $x Administration

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