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Reform can make a difference : a guide to school reform

Author: Darlene Leiding
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2009.
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Public education in the United States does not fulfill either the educational needs or the social needs of children. Its deficiencies have serious negative consequences in our political system, our economy, and within our social and cultural affairs. We must seek to improve education through research, policy analysis, and the development of alternatives to existing policies and practices. Educational reform should  Read more...
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Leiding, Darlene, 1943-
Reform can make a difference.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2009
(DLC) 2009020061
(OCoLC)324997760
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darlene Leiding
ISBN: 9781607094081 1607094088 1607094061 9781607094067 160709407X 9781607094074 1282522965 9781282522961
OCLC Number: 665834285
Description: 1 online resource (iii, 177 pages)
Contents: Historical waves of reform --
The change process --
Comprehensive school reform --
School reform models --
Reinventing the American high school --
School choice --
Rethinking issues in educational reform --
Role of poverty in school reform --
Results matter.
Responsibility: Darlene Leiding.

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This book explores some of the unique characteristics of school reform and also focus on the role of poverty in reform including the negative effects of low-income neighborhoods on the youth who  Read more...

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Leiding has had extensive experience as an educator and realizes the profound effect education has on students as well as on the greater society. Because of her experience with parents, students, the Read more...

 
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