Authentic Achievement: Restructuring Schools for Intellectual Quality / Edition 1

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Overview

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.

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Presents the findings of a five-year, federally funded study examining the connection between school restructuring and student achievement. Results include the finding that increased attention needs to be paid to the intellectual quality of student and teacher work and to the vitality of the school community. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787903206
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: The Jossey-Bass Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

FRED M. NEWMANN is professor of curriculum and instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is former director of the National Center on Effective Secondary Schools and of the Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools.

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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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