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Date of Award

3-13-2014

Document Type

Thesis and Dissertation-ISU Access Only

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department

Department of Educational Administration and Foundations: Educational Administration

First Advisor

Neil E. Sappington

Abstract

This study identified the use of intergovernmental cooperatives in Illinois school districts as a resource to improve the budget process. More specifically, the study focused on the types of intergovernmental cooperatives in Illinois school districts and the reason for entering into the cooperatives. The results of this research suggest that Illinois schools have entered into a variety of intergovernmental cooperatives and that a relationship exists between the reasons for entering an intergovernmental cooperative and type of district as well as the size of district.

Comments

Imported from ProQuest Wilkey_ilstu_0092E_10169.pdf

Page Count

133

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