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ERIC Number: EJ551960
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0924-3453
What Makes Schools Effective? A Comparison between School Communities in Australia and the USA.
Townsend, Tony
School Effectiveness and School Improvement, v8 n3 p311-26 Sep 1997
Discusses a study to establish and compare the perceived importance of 17 of the most regularly identified effective-schools characteristics for school community members in Australia and the United States. Principals, teachers, parents, and students believe that the most critical elements are dedicated and qualified staff, clear school purposes, strong academic and administrative leadership, a safe school environment, and a positive school climate. (12 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; United States