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Teachers' guide to school turnarounds

Author: Daniel Linden Duke; Darden/Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most guides on the process of turning around low-performing schools typically are addressed to principals and superintendents. Teachers, however, are the individuals expected to conduct the "heavy lifting" of school improvement. Teachers' Guide to School Turnarounds is the first book on the subject written expressly for teachers. It provides a step-by-step introduction to the process of raising student achievement,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Linden Duke; Darden/Curry Partnership for Leaders in Education.
ISBN: 9781578866670 9781578866687 1578866685 1578866677
OCLC Number: 134991130
Notes: "Partnership for Leaders in Education, University of Virginia."
Description: v, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: It takes a faculty to turn around a school --
School turnaround is not a myth --
Why are some schools less successful than other schools? --
Inquiring into the health of your school --
Planning : the first step to better school performance --
The first year of the school turnaround process --
Keys to sustaining a successful school turnaround --
Those who can, teach; those who can teach, change --
Turnaround resources.
Responsibility: Daniel L. Duke [and others].
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Based on the authors' experiences with the School Turnaround Specialist Program as well as a review of research on successful school improvement projects, Teachers' Guide to School Turnarounds  Read more...

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In this volume, professor Duke and his associates describe how the most needful schools can initiate and maintain the winning streaks needed to enhance the confidence and efficacy of both faculty and Read more...

 
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