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School-based decision-making


A philosophy or approach to decision-making, wherein decisions are made at the site rather than district level. The phrase is often used in conjuction with the phrases autonomous schools and decentralization. While teacher-powered schools do involve school-based decision-making, they differ from conventional approaches in that authority and leadership are shared among educators at each school site.

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This glossary is a collection of terms related to teacher-powered schools — namely, terms around teachers, leadership, governance, collaboration, and teams.