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ERIC Number: ED491711
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 29
Abstractor: Author
Systemic Change for School Improvement: Designing, Implementing, and Sustaining Prototypes and Going to Scale. Center Policy Report
Center for Mental Health in Schools at UCLA
To encourage a greater policy discussion of the complexities of implementing major school improvements on a large scale, this report (a) discusses the need to expand school improvement planning to address how schools and districts will accomplish necessary systemic changes, (b) outlines some basic considerations related to systemic change, and (c) proposes a set of policy actions. The following are appended: (1) Examples of Provisions of Federal Law that Allow Districts to Redeploy Federal Resources to Improve Systems; and (2) Examples of Fundamentals that Permeate All Efforts to Improve Schools. (Contains 3 figures and 2 exhibits.) [Funding for the paper comes from the Office of Adolescent Health, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, with co-funding from the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.]
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:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for Mental Health in Schools.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A