ERIC Number: ED440470
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive School Reform.
Research Roundup, v16 n2 Win 1999-2000
This issue reviews publications that provide school leaders with guidance in determining how to choose and implement the schoolwide program that is best for their school. American Institutes for Research's "An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Reform" provides educators with comprehensive profiles and evaluations of 24 of the leading schoolwide programs. Educational Research Service's "Comprehensive Models for School Improvement: Finding the Right Match and Making It Work" offers a valuable resource manual that explains the hows and whys of comprehensive school reform. Thomas K. Glennan's "New American Schools After Six Years" chronicles the successes and failures of the New American Schools after 6 years of implementing schoolwide reform. Policy Study Associates'"Implementing Schoolwide Programs: Volume I, An Idea Book on Planning" outlines the planning process for administrators considering implementing whole-school reform. Eugene C. Schaffer's "Impediments to Reform: An Analysis of Destabilizing Issues in Ten Promising Programs" explores the top 10 impediments to any successful reform effort. (DFR)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Outcomes of Education
National Association of Elementary School Principals, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3483 ($2.50 prepaid; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR.