ERIC Number: ED374552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Re:Learning in Pennsylvania: A Resource Book.
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Since 1988, considerable state and school/district energies have been devoted to implementing Re:Learning in Pennsylvania. This paper describes the experiences of Cycle I project directors who implemented Re:Learning in late 1988 or early 1989. Re:Learning is a national effort to redesign the total school system, based on Theodore Sizer's (1984) nine common principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools. It reflects the belief that participants at all levels of education must be engaged in a focused and coordinated effort. Data for this paper were obtained from interviews conducted with Pennsylvania's eight Cycle I project directors. They identified the following major tasks involved with implementing Re:Learning: (1) providing leadership and a management structure; (2) building understanding, involvement, and commitment; (3) deciding on a focus and engaging in planning, development, and implementation; and (4) dealing with potential concerns and barriers. Three figures are included. The appendix contains resources provided by Cycle I schools. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania