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Are You Ready to Restructure?: A Guidebook for Educators, Parents, and Community Members

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If you're even thinking about making changes in your school or district, this book is the place to start. It gives you what you need: good, basic information that will answer your questions and keep you on course. Learn how to tell the difference between surface changes and real, lasting progress. Designed to summarize and build on the ideas and conclusions presented in Conley's earlier book, Roadmap to Restructuring, this resource will stimulate informed discussion of all the possibilities of restructuring and ...
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Overview

If you're even thinking about making changes in your school or district, this book is the place to start. It gives you what you need: good, basic information that will answer your questions and keep you on course. Learn how to tell the difference between surface changes and real, lasting progress. Designed to summarize and build on the ideas and conclusions presented in Conley's earlier book, Roadmap to Restructuring, this resource will stimulate informed discussion of all the possibilities of restructuring and focus your attention on the issues most relevant to your school or district.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803961944
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/11/1995
  • Series: Change Strategies Series
  • Pages: 184

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction: Are You Ready to Restructure? 1
1 Perspectives on Change in Education 9
2 Rationale for Restructuring 16
3 Fundamental Beliefs and Assumptions 31
4 Educational Standards and Assessment 41
5 Changes in Curriculum and Instruction 54
6 Changes Surrounding the Classroom 65
7 Changing Roles of Educators and Students 83
8 Changing Roles of Parents and Community 91
9 Changing Roles of School Boards, Central Offices, and Teacher Associations 102
10 Building Readiness for Restructuring 113
11 Creating Alignment for Restructuring 125
12 Visions of a Restructured School 140
Resources A: List of Organization Concerned With Restructuring 153
Resources B: Next Step in Restructuring: Questions to Ask 161
Resources C: Annotated Bibliography 165
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