Authentic Achievement: Restructuring Schools for Intellectual Quality / Edition 1

Authentic Achievement: Restructuring Schools for Intellectual Quality / Edition 1

by Fred M. Newmann, & Associates
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787903205

ISBN-13: 9780787903206

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley

This book presents the findings of a five-year, federally funded study that examined the connection between school restructuring and student achievement. Using a wealth of examples, the authors provide a vivid picture of the conditions under which innovations in a school's organization contribute to achievement. They recommend standards for reaching student

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This book presents the findings of a five-year, federally funded study that examined the connection between school restructuring and student achievement. Using a wealth of examples, the authors provide a vivid picture of the conditions under which innovations in a school's organization contribute to achievement. They recommend standards for reaching student intellectual quality and offer evidence of how these standards work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787903206
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
946,513
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The School Restructuring Study.

AUTHENTIC ACHIEVEMENT.

Standards for Authentic Achievement and Pedagogy (G. Wehlage, et al.).

Does Authentic Pedagogy Increase Student Achievement? (H. Marks, et al.).

PORTRAITS OF RESTRUCTURING SCHOOLS.

Careen and Lamar Elementary Schools (K. Doane).

4. Red Lake and Okanagon Middle Schools (K. Doane).

Cibola and Island High Schools (K. Doane).

FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESSFUL RESTRUCTURING.

Intellectual Quality (F. Newmann, et al.).

Schoolwide Professional Community (K. Louis, et al.).

THE INTERPLAY OF SCHOOL CULTURE AND STRUCTURE.

Support for Student Achievement (H. Marks, et al.).

Pathways to Equity (W. Secada, et al.).

Participatory Decision Making (M. King, et al.).

Support from External Agencies (G. Wehlage, et al.).

Conclusion: Restructuring for Authentic Student Achievement (F. Newmann & G. Wehlage).

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