ERIC Number: ED296952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
"Good Ideas" from National School Recognition Program. Programs for the Improvement of Practice.
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
The National School Recognition Program was established in 1982 to identify and call attention to a group of public secondary schools that are unusually effective in educating their students with available resources. This document presents 146 effective practices adopted by schools in various areas, including: (1) clear educational goals; (2) strong administrative leadership; (3) high expectations for students; (4) frequent monitoring of student progress; (5) concentration on academic learning time; (6) well-articulated curriculum; (7) instructional strategies that effectively address individual differences; (8) development of good character and values; (9) positive school climate; (10) rewards and incentives for students and teachers; (11) parent and community support and involvement; and (12) ongoing program evaluation for instructional improvement. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.