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Cultural matters : lessons learned from field studies of several leading school reform strategies

Author: William T Pink; George W Noblit
Publisher: Creskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2005.
Series: Understanding education and policy.
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"In this book the authors explore the position that systemic reform requires addressing the culture of individual schools, and that various reform efforts address school culture in different ways. The chapters advocate that the key to success is the match between the strategy in use and the setting. In the chapters, reforms and their interactions with particular school cultures are explored through fieldwork." "The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cultural matters.
Creskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607604042
Online version:
Cultural matters.
Creskill, NJ : Hampton Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)609211810
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William T Pink; George W Noblit
ISBN: 1572734779 9781572734777 1572734787 9781572734784
OCLC Number: 51505600
Description: xi, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Culture matters in school reform / William T. Pink and George W. Noblit --
Changing school culture: Rutledge Elementary as an accelerated school / Christine Finnan and Julie Dingle Swanson --
West Hollow School and the North Carolina A+ Schools Program: integrating the arts, crafting a local agenda for reform / Amee Adkins and Michael Gunzenhauser --
Comer, efficacy and power: what Gregory School did with the school development program / George W. Noblit and Michael E. Jennings --
"It's hard work, but it's worth it": school culture and success for all / Monica B. McKinney --
Contradictions in culture: African-American students in two charter schools / Carol E. Malloy --
A school kids want to attend: perspectives on the culture of talent development / Bruce Wilson and H. Dickson Corbett --
Pixie dust can't save Celebration School: the story of Disney's Celebration School / Kathryn M. Borman.
Series Title: Understanding education and policy.
Responsibility: edited by William T. Pink, George W. Noblit.
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