ERIC Number: ED226506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Journalism Research Fellows Report: What Makes the Public Schools Work? Answers from the 1981 Journalism Research Fellows Who Report on Schools That Are Working in: Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia.
Brundage, Diane, Ed.
Seven series of newspaper articles on effective elementary and secondary schools are presented. A brief foreword explains the theme of the articles--identifying what makes good schools work. The seven sets of articles include the following: (1) "Middle Schools: How They Change the Lives of Students in Montana," by Mea Andrews; (2) "How High Schools Serve Minorities in Texas," by Linda Austin; (3) "How Inner City Schools Work for Minority Children," by John McManus, on Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), New Haven (Connecticut), and Richmond and Portsmouth (Virginia) schools; (4) "From Coal Mines to Gifted Education in West Virginia," by Elizabeth Older; (5) "How Elementary Schools Work for Four Different Minority Groups," by Carol Rubenstein, concerning Asian, Hispanic, Black, and Native American children in Oregon; (6) "Schools That Work in 'Gold Coast' Towns," by Stephanie Sevick, on schools in three affluent Connecticut towns; and (7) "Schools That Serve the Gifted in Flordia," by Patricia Sullivan. Attached is a list of past Fellows in Educational Journalism. (RW)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Affluent Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Institutional Characteristics, Middle Schools, Minority Group Children, Principals, School Effectiveness, Teacher Role, Urban Schools
Publications Coordinator, The Institute for Educational Leadership, 1001 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 310, Washington, DC 20036 ($7.50 prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC.
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