In Schools with Heart , Brown explores voluntarism by using original data gathered from 185 interviews with public school principals, teachers, and volunteers, many of whom worked in schools known for their volunteer programs. Supplementing these data from other studies, this careful inquiry finds that volunteers offer much to schools. School volun
Table of Contents
Preface -- Is Voluntarism Important? -- Experiences with School Voluntarism -- School Gifts, Givers, and Giving -- Some Effects of Benevolence -- Issues of Student Equity -- The Administration of Voluntary Public Schools -- Voluntary Public School Organization -- Generalizations and Policies -- The Voluntary Public School as a Bridging Institution -- Some Theories of Voluntarism -- Educational Policy: Macro and Micro -- Appendix: The Research Method
Daniel J. Brown is professor of education at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He has written books and articles on school-based management, voluntarism, and school enterprise.