ERIC Number: ED357437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Restructuring Schooling: Learning from Ongoing Efforts.
Murphy, Joseph, Ed.; Hallinger, Philip, Ed.
Popular demands for school restructuring are increasingly common. This book is designed for diverse audiences who are interested in school improvement. Chapter 1, "Restructuring: In Search of a Movement" (Joseph Murphy), provides a historical and conceptual framework of restructuring efforts. Chapter 2, "Feeling the Ripples, Riding the Waves" (Nona Prestine), examines the implications of the Coalition of Essential Schools in California. Chapter 3, "Hollibrook Accelerated Elementary School" (Jane McCarthy and Suzanne Still), surveys community and teacher attitudes at the Hollibrook school. Chapter 4, "Success for All" (Robert Slavin and others), offers case studies of urban schools. Chapter 5, "The Changing Role of the Principal in a School of Choice" (Philip Hallinger and Charles Hausman), inspects principals' leadership roles in restructuring. Chapter 6, "Coordinating School and District Development in Restructuring" (Michael Fullan), analyzes the roles of districts and schools. Chapter 7, "Restructuring Schools Through Empowerment" (Paula Short and John Greer), illustrates the importance of staff empowerment in reform. Chapter 8, "Restructuring Systemically for Students" (Jaci Webb, H. Dickson Corbett, and Bruce Wilson), explores the nature of student participation in restructuring. Chapter 9, "Professional Cultures and Reforming Schools" (Karen Louis and Jean King), documents the importance of structured time. Chapter 10, "Restructuring Schools" (Joseph Murphy and Philip Hallinger), offers informative lessons from current restructuring efforts. (TEJ)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Styles, Organizational Climate, Outcomes of Education, Participative Decision Making, School Restructuring, Student Participation, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Teacher Role
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320 (ISBN-0-8039-6061-1--paperback; ISBN-0-8039-6060-3--hardcover).
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IES Cited: ED557946