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McGraw, Tammy, Ed. – INSIGHT, 2001
This publication focuses on promising new and emerging technologies and what they might mean to the future of K-12 schools. Half of the volume contains articles devoted in some way to "Vision," and articles in the other half are under the heading of "Leadership." Contents in the "Vision" section include: "Customizable Content" (Walter Koetke);…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Technology
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Jordan, Will J.; Cavalluzzo, Linda; Corallo, Christopher – Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 2006
The research reported in this paper examined a set of innovative high school programs on community college campuses. Specifically, a full-time dual enrollment program and 4 middle college high schools were studied. The authors used in-depth interviews and observational data to investigate the structure, processes, and perceptions of effectiveness…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Case Studies, High Schools
Corallo, Christopher; McDonald, Deborah – 2001
This report explores the literature on developing and sustaining high-performing schools. First, common characteristics of low-performing schools are described, such as the combination of community poverty, low expectations for student achievement, high teacher absenteeism, and high rates of teacher turnover. Schools that succeed despite poverty…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement
Corallo, Christopher; Redfield, Doris; Jordan, Will; Cavalluzzo, Linda – CNA Corporation, 2004
The purpose of this planning tool is to provide educators with a road map for developing a high school/college collaborative program on a college campus. The tool is designed to guide the user through decisions about building a high school/postsecondary education partnership, developing a planning team, building a program of study, developing a…
Descriptors: High Schools, Campuses, College School Cooperation, Guidance Programs
Walsh, Jackie A.; Sattes, Beth D.; Corallo, Christopher; McDonald, Deborah – 2003
A high-performance learning culture is one in which each individual member is expected to perform to high standards. Based on review of the literature and research this short concept paper for trainers presents a conceptual framework for creating high-perform learning communities. The framework embodies five components: (1) vision; (2) mission;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement, Cooperation, Educational Environment