ERIC Number: ED474877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Reforming Chicago's High Schools: Research Perspectives on School and System Level Change.
Lee, Valerie E., Ed.
This collection of papers describes research on school and system level change in Chicago's high schools. Papers include "Introduction: Setting Chicago High School Reform within the National Context" (Valerie E. Lee); (1) "The Effort to Redesign Chicago High Schools: Effects on Schools and Achievement" (G. Alfred Hess, Jr. and Solomon Cytrynbaum); (2) "Progress and Problems: Student Performance in CPS High Schools, 1993 to 2000" (Shazia Rafiullah Miller and Elaine M. Allensworth); (3) "Small Schools: Transforming Teacher and Student Experiences in Urban High Schools" (Nicole E. Holland); (4) "Collaborative Learning and Whole School Change at Thomas Jefferson Academy" (Steve Tozer, Connie Yowell, and Richard Gelb); (5) "Teacher Learning Counts: Improving Instruction in One Urban High School through Comprehensive Professional Development" (Joseph Kahne, Connie A. Bridge, and James O'Brien); (6) "Cultural Modeling and the Challenge of Chicago High School Reform" (Carol D. Lee); (7) "Teacher Community, Biography, and Math Reform" (Rochelle Gutierrez and Hector Morales); (8) "Research-Based Reforms Need Strong Implementations: Some Strengths and Weaknesses of Chicago's High School Improvement Program" (James M. McPartland); and (9) "Promises and Problems of Urban School Reform: The Chicago High School Context" (Valerie E. Lee). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Cooperative Learning, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Change, Faculty Development, High Risk Students, High Schools, Low Income Groups, Mathematics Education, Small Schools, Urban Schools
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Chicago Community Trust, IL.
Authoring Institution: Consortium on Chicago School Research, IL.