Higher education in the US may be characterized by the complexity and plurality of forms of organization, governance, management, financing, and property. Higher education institutions serve the industry.
Corruption in higher education is a newly emerging topic in the field of education research. Some aspects of corruption in education have been addressed in recent works by Eckstein, Hallak & Poisson, Heyneman, Noah & Eckstein, Segal, and Washburn.
This book presents an international review of initiatives aimed at improving transparency and accountability in the management of education in a variety of domains, including: education financing, teacher appointment and transfer, teacher conduct, school management, private tutoring and school nu
In October 2000, the US congress passed the International Anticorruption and Good Governance Act. The purpose of this legislation was to promote good governance by helping other countries combat corruption and improve government transparency and accountability. U.S.
Corruption and abuse of power in educational administration in K12 and higher education institutions are important, though neglected, research topics. As such, they might rightfully be termed our profession's "dirty little secrets.
Theoretically, this paper draws on political agency theory to formulate hypotheses. Empirically, it shows that political institutions have a role in explaining the prevalence of political corruption in American states.