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Improving schools from the bottom up: From effective schools to restructuring

Improving schools from the bottom up: From effective schools to restructuring

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Number of Pages50
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Open LibraryOL10110388M
ISBN 100160481023
ISBN 109780160481024
OCLC/WorldCa32990205

Change Management Best Practices Guide An Additional Help for ADS Chapter New Edition Date: 05/08/ restructuring, or introducing new technologies or policies. 2. Overview it is important to highlight the issue of bottom-up versus Ztop-down [ change. Stakeholders. That happens at the end of three years, and actually, the monitoring goes through the fourth and fifth year. By the end of the fifth year, if we have schools that are not improving, not increasing the number of kids reaching proficiency, those schools will have to submit a major plan for restructuring.

Title: "It's Different Now": How Exit Exams Are Affecting Teaching and Learning in Jackson and Austin Author: Dalia Zabala, Angela Minnici Abstract: Since much of the previous research on exit exams, including CEP's own work, has looked at national patterns of implementation and passing rates, this study aimed to benefit policy and practice by focusing on the local level. 2) Reform is mandated from without; restructuring arises from within the school. 3) Reform is top down; restructuring is bottom up. 4) Reform and restructuring are similar terms. There is littie point served in getting "hung up'' on terms. 17 5) The opinions of this group were generally counter to the others.

Focus on Learning: Promising Strategies for Improving Student Achievement. A recent study of 26 high-achieving, high-poverty schools in Texas bolsters decades of effective schools research. Effective schools exhibited the following characteristics: a strong focus on ensuring academic success for each student; a refusal to accept excuses for poor performance; a willingness to experiment with a. Restructuring is defined more specifically in this book in terms of the changing scholarly communication system: Restructuring is the development of boundary-spanning library services—allied with computing center services—to deliver networked information resources campuswide for the broader purpose of supporting new research and curricular.


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[Patrick M Shields; United States. Department of Education. Planning and Evaluation Service.;]. U.S. Department of Education. Improving America's Schools Act of Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (H.R.

Washington, DC: Author. United States Congress, House of Representatives. Improving America's Schools Act (Conference Report to Accompany H.R.

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It integrates two important bodies of research in its findings: (1) the research on effective schools and the characteristics of effective schools; and (2) studies of effective business practices and the leadership behind those.

In primary, secondary and special schools, teachers are uniquely placed to influence the quality of teaching and learning and they are important gatekeepers to development and change. This book explores how teacher leadership is an intrinsic and important part of school and classroom improvement.

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Page 7— Studies of School and Classroom Effectiveness. Whereas Chapter 6 focuses on program evaluations, in which instructional language issues are paramount, this chapter focuses on empirical studies that attempt to identify school- and classroom-level factors related to effective schooling for English-language learners from early education programs through high school.

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This readable volume will be of interest to policymakers, researchers, educators, and education administrators as well as economists and employers--it is also readily accessible to concerned parents and the larger community. New Book Will Focus on School-Based Management This brief is based on the following papers prepared for a study being conducted by the Finance Center of CPRE.

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Governors become more powerful, parents took on a greater influence and employers were given new rights. This book discusses the total management of schools as they respond to these new imperatives.