ERIC Number: EJ385314
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Education Reform in the 1980s: Lessons from the States.
Timar, Thomas B.; Kirp, David L.
Phi Delta Kappan, v70 n7 p504-11 Mar 1989
Neither hyperrationalist nor decentralist reform strategies will seriously improve educational quality. Successful reform strategies incorporate three dimensions: the authorized movement, regional or localist responses, and conversation, involving changes in school rhetoric. States must create a context for developing organizational competence at the school level. Includes 12 references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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