ERIC Number: ED474638
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
School Leadership in Times of Urban Reform. Topics in Educational Leadership.
Bizar, Marilyn, Ed.; Barr, Rebecca, Ed.
Many urban schools are undergoing restructuring due to the problems they face and their resistance to traditional solutions. This volume deals with the various ways in which eight case-study schools in Chicago implemented strategies that called for whole-school change and system reform. The book is comprised of 10 chapters: (1) "Conceptualizing Leadership in the Context of School Reform" (Rebecca Barr and Marilyn Bizar); (2) "Case 1: Reform at Jackson Elementary: Transition to Site-Based Management" (Marilyn Bizar); (3) "Case 2: The Chicago School Reform at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy" (Karen L. Morris and Joseph C. Fischer); (4) "Case 3: Field of Dreams" (Nelda Hobbs); (5) "Case 4: Yeah Yeah Boo Boo" (Pete Leki); (6) "Case 5: Washington Irving School: Its Development and Change" (Madeleine Maraldi); (7) "Case 6: La Lucha Continua: Teachers Engaged in the Struggle Over Ideas and Authority" (Peggy Mueller); (8) "Case 7: Developing Leadership in Literacy at Amundsen High School: A Case Study of Change" (Donna M. Ogle and Ken Hunter); (9) "Case 8: The Best Practice High School: Creating a New Small School in a Big City" (Steve Zemelman); and (10) "Insights into Leadership During Times of School Reform" (Rebecca Barr and Marilyn Bizar). (Contains 76 references.) (RT)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comprehensive School Reform, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, School Based Management, School Restructuring, Urban Schools
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430-2262 ($32.50). Tel: 201-258-2200; Tel: 800-926-6579 (Toll Free); Fax: 201-236-0072; Web site: http://www.erlbaum.com/.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A