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ERIC Number: ED502198
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Sep-28
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-8906-2469-1
The Edmonton Public Schools Story: Internationally Renowned Superintendent Angus McBeath Chronicles His District's Successes and Failures. Policy Brief. No. S2007-13
McBeath, Angus
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
This publication is a transcript of Superintendent Angus McBeath's presentation to legislators and media at an Issues and Ideas Forum hosted by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Lansing, Michigan. McBeath discusses education reform in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, including: (1) Basic Elements of Reform; (2) School Employee Union Involvement; (3) Maintaining School Quality; (4) School Management; (5) Communicating with Parents; (6) Teacher Support; and (7) Handling Resistance. The document also includes transcript of a Question/Answer session; and Web addresses for articles and audio clips related to McBeath's visit to Michigan and his work with public school districts. [Introduction by Ryan S. Olson.]
Mackinac Center for Public Policy. 140 West Main Street, P.O. Box 568, Midland, MI 48640. Tel: 800-224-3327; Tel: 989-631-0900; Fax: 989-631-0964; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Identifiers - Location: Canada (Edmonton); Michigan