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ERIC Number: ED518945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Apr
Pages: 320
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-4706-5176-6
Every Child, Every Classroom, Every Day: School Leaders Who Are Making Equity a Reality
Peterkin, Robert; Jewell-Sherman, Deborah; Kelley, Laura; Boozer, Leslie
Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley
This book demonstrates through case studies and expert analyses the impressive educational gains children can make when the best educational research, policy, and practice are aligned. This volume is a valuable resource to aspiring leaders, educational researchers, and current practitioners and a must-read for anyone who cares about the public education system. This book contains: (1) The Urban Superintendents Program Leadership Framework (Larry Leverett); (2) A Superintendent's Entry (Leslie Boozer); (3) Communicating the Vision, which includes: Breathing Life into Your Vision (Holly Weeks); Meria Joel Carstarphen, St. Paul Public Schools: Where Imagination Meets Destination (Leslie Boozer and Laura Kelley); Communicating to Change the Culture (Brian G. Osborne); (4) Strategic Planning, which includes: Planning to Succeed: Strategic Approaches for Every Superintendent (Janice Jackson); Maria Goodloe-Johnson, Seattle Public Schools: The Strategy Behind the Plan (Leslie Boozer and Laura Kelley); The Best Laid Plans... (Maree Sneed); (5) Instructional Improvement, which includes: Leading Learning in Urban Schools (Richard F. Elmore); Deborah Jewell-Sherman, Richmond Public Schools: Getting to the Heart of the Work (Kristy Cooper, Laura Kelley, Leslie Boozer, and Aaliyah El-Amin); Building New Structures and Options for Success (Rudy F. Crew); (6) School Boards and Unions, which includes: Moving Ahead with School Boards and Teachers Unions (Susan Moore Johnson); Andr'es Alonso, Baltimore City Public Schools: The Superintendent and Board Partnership (Laura Kelley and Leslie Boozer); Pragmatic Radicalism: The Superintendent as Catalyst, Capacity Builder, and Concertmaster (Joshua P. Starr); (7) Realigning Resources, which includes: Strategic Resource Allocation: The Superintendent's Perspective (James P. Honan); Arlene Ackerman, School District of Philadelphia: The Quest for Educational Equity (Leslie Boozer and Laura Kelley); The Equity Fight in Utica, Michigan (Christine M. Johns); (8) Community Engagement, which includes: Why Family and Community Partnerships Are Important to District Reform (Karen L. Mapp); Beverly Hall, Atlanta Public Schools: From the Living Room to the Boardroom (Laura Kelley, Leslie Boozer, and Drew Echelson); Hit the Ground Listening (Carol Johnson and Michele Brooks); (9) Scaling Up, which includes: Scaling Up: The Key to School Improvement (Robert S. Peterkin); Rudy Crew, New York City Public Schools: Instilling Success in Every School (Laura Kelley and Leslie Boozer); Scaling Up Connections (Amalia Cudeiro); (10) Sustaining Improvement over Time, which includes: Replicating the "Long Beach Way" (Carl A. Cohn); Chris Steinhauser, Long Beach Unified School District: Eluding the Allure of Quick Fixes (Leslie Boozer and Laura Kelley); Building and Sustaining Improvement over Time: The Austin Story (Pascal D. Forgione Jr.); and (11) Exiting the Superintendency (Laura Kelley). An epilogue, "Demography Is Not Destiny!" by Deborah Jewell-Sherman, and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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