USA Today reports that since DuPont introduced the concept of decentralization over 90 years ago, huge companies have come across few ideas that have better withstood the test of time. Now, there is a growing movement from New York to San Francisco to apply this model to public schools. According to UCLA management professor William Ouchi, companies with over 1,500 people tend to bulk up in the center and become bureaucratic. Currently, there are 12 school districts in the United States that have over 10,000 employees, and this number doesn’t count non-teaching staff. Because of this, some school systems realize that principals “know their neighborhoods” and thus, are looking to transfer funds from superintendents and central office employees, and place it in the hands of principals who can best identify areas of need…