ERIC Number: ED426147
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Readings on School Reform. Vol. 2, No. 4.
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC.
Selected current readings in the area of school reform are presented. Seven selections in "The Front Lines" focus on current developments in educational change in the political arena. A section on "Charter Schools" contains eight readings on the development and implementation of charter schools. A section titled "School Choice" contains six essays on parental school choice. A section on "Standards, Tests, and Accountability" contains eight articles on achievement tests, test results, and test use. "Teacher Talent" contains six selections on teacher education, certification, and teacher personnel policies. The "Curriculum & Pedagogy" section contains five selections on teaching methods and curriculum content. The final "Grab Bag" section contains five articles on various subjects, including Head Start, special education, bilingual education, and state educational budgets. The source of each selection is identified. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Tests, Bilingual Education, Charter Schools, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Political Influences, School Choice, School Restructuring, Special Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC.