ERIC Number: ED378288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Urban School Improvement.
Blaser, John, Ed.; And Others
This document provides a compilation of information presented at the "Cause for Applause" conference sponsored by the Urban Education Network of the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) and the Chicago (Illinois) public schools. The first section, "Strategies for Urban School Improvement," describes programs and practices that offer promising and successful strategies to improve student achievement through school restructuring networks, districtwide initiatives, and promising schoolwide programs. Thirteen types of innovative curricula and instructional practice programs are also explored. An index by program location lists the 101 programs reviewed. The second section, "Resources for School Improvement," lists NCREL and Midwest Regional Center resources, as well as 92 programs in the National Diffusion Network, research and development centers, and conference resources. The NCREL Urban Education Network is described, and an evaluation form is included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Children, Conferences, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Descriptions, School Districts, School Restructuring, Urban Problems, Urban Schools, Urban Youth
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1900 Spring Road, Suite 300, Oak Brook, IL 60521 ($5).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Central Regional Educational Lab., Oak Brook, IL.