ERIC Number: EJ454390
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Changing Academic Culture to Improve Student Achievement in the Elementary Schools.
Thacker, Jerry L.; McInerney, William D.
ERS Spectrum, v10 n4 p18-23 Fall 1992
Indiana school district saw need to improve elementary students' achievement test scores and made commitment to change culture to ensure that all students learn well. Staff, parents, community, and students were introduced to school improvement effort based on effective schools research. Efforts show significant academic improvements in Indiana Statewide Test of Educational Progress in grades 1-3. (MLF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Change Strategies, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Effective Schools Research, Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Public Schools, School Culture, School Effectiveness, Standardized Tests, State Standards, Student Subcultures
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Metropolitan School District Lawrence Township IN