ERIC Number: ED490011
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
Restructuring Boards of Education to Enhance Schools Effectiveness in Addressing Barriers to Student Learning
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
The purpose of this document is to encourage school boards to take another critical step in improving schools, specifically by focusing on how the district and each school addresses barriers to learning and teaching. The discussion explores: 1) why school boards need to increase their focus on addressing barriers to learning and teaching 2) the benefits accrued from doing so 3) barriers into a school board's committee structure 4) lessons learned from a major district where the board created a committee dedicated to the matter of improving how current resources are expended with respect to addressing barriers to learning. Appended is: (1) Needed: A Comprehensive, Multifaceted Continuum of Intervention.
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Boards of Education, Committees, Administrative Organization, Organizational Objectives, Intervention
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA. Department of Psychology, Franz Hall, 405 Hilgard Avenue, Box 951563, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1563. Tel: 310-825-3634; Fax: 310-206-8716; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.