ERIC Number: ED454224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May-16
Reference Count: N/A
Changing Schools: A Newsletter from the Central Region Educational Laboratory, Summer 2001.
Changing Schools, Sum 2001
This newsletter presents articles on: preparing, recruiting, and retaining the best teachers; the RAND project designed to examine the need for high quality programs that impact classroom practice (focusing on mathematics and reading); accountability reform (whether accountability policies improve student achievement); organizational and instructional reforms designed to improve reading achievement; work by the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) to help build capacity through technology solutions and mentoring; essential resources, including books, policy briefs, and electronic resources; education-related activities in the central region (Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming); and a note from the McREL Board of Directors on the career of one successful school superintendent. (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mentors, Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Achievement, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment
Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, 2550 South Parker Road, Suite 500, Aurora, CO 80014-1678. Tel: 303-337-0990; Web site: http://www.mcrel.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning, Aurora, CO.