ERIC Number: EJ272646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Too Soon to Cheer? Synthesis of Research on Effective Schools.
Purkey, Stewart C.; Smith, Marshall S.
Educational Leadership, v40 n3 p64-69 Dec 1982
Examines some problems with school effectiveness research, including small samples, indentification error, and inappropriate comparisons. Nevertheless, the article concludes that characteristics of effective schools can be useful in school improvement as long as facile solutions are avoided in favor of incremental long-term cultural change. (Author/JM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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