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The hard truth : problems and issues in urban school reform

Author: Sean B Yisrael
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2012]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Hard Truth is a book written for principals and school administrators who want to implement effective change. The topics of the book candidly discuss the problems, people, and issues that get in the way of true school reform; and what building level principals can personally do attain the best possible outcomes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Yisrael, Sean B.
Hard truth.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2012
(DLC) 2012010446
(OCoLC)781677416
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sean B Yisrael
ISBN: 9781475800050 1475800053 9786613952561 6613952567 1283640066 9781283640060
OCLC Number: 812786469
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 91 pages)
Contents: The leadership void in today's urban schools --
Conflict and friction --
Individual entrapments --
School culture --
Irate parents --
Troublemakers on the staff --
Stagnation and inefficiency --
Disruptive students --
Academic instruction --
Standardized testing --
Central office staff --
The school's budget --
Social media --
Practice self-reflection.
Responsibility: Sean B. Yisrael.

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This book is appropriately titled. Dr. Yisrael tells it like it is without watering it down. This is one of the poignant books about urban school reform that I've ever read. -- Vanessa Enoch, Read more...

 
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