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ERIC Number: ED303869
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-87652-122-7
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Tips for Improving School Climate.
Sweeney, Jim
School climate is a term used to describe how people feel about their school. The following 10 factors are described: (1) a supportive, stimulating environment; (2) student-centered; (3) positive expectations; (4) feedback; (5) rewards; (6) a sense of family; (7) closeness to parents and community; (8) communication; (9) achievement; and (10) trust. Basic steps in the climate improvement process are (1) inform and involve; (2) assess the climate; (3) set improvement goals; (4) develop a plan; and (5) implement, monitor, and evaluate the plan. Appended are 19 selected references and a list of 11 selected climate instruments. (SI)
Publications, American Assocation of School Administrators, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209-9988 (Stock No. 021-00212; $1.50 prepaid; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA.