Failure Is Not an Option: 6 Principles That Advance Student Achievement in Highly Effective Schools / Edition 3

Failure Is Not an Option: 6 Principles That Advance Student Achievement in Highly Effective Schools / Edition 3

by Alan M. Blankstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 1452268274

ISBN-13: 9781452268279

Pub. Date: 02/12/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

School improvement that lasts: find out how with this masterful guide!

New case studies and field-tested tools and techniques uncover indispensible insights in the powerful third edition of this bestseller. Discover why more than 350,000 educators have used this book to create schools that sustain success for every student. Build high-performing leadership

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Overview

School improvement that lasts: find out how with this masterful guide!

New case studies and field-tested tools and techniques uncover indispensible insights in the powerful third edition of this bestseller. Discover why more than 350,000 educators have used this book to create schools that sustain success for every student. Build high-performing leadership teams across schools and districts through:

  • Engagement strategies and capacity-building questions to help staff and students target meaningful goals
  • New real-world examples to help stakeholders maintain collaborative cultures in the face of new teacher evaluations and merit pay, RTI and Common Core mandates, and diverse settings
  • New tools, forms, and video segments on a companion website

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452268279
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
318
Sales rank:
181,464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Resources
Foreword by Pedro A. Noguera
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Chapter 1. Why Failure Is Not an Option
Chapter 2. Courageous Leadership for School Success
Chapter 3. 10 Common Routes to Failure, and How to Avoid Each
Chapter 4. Relational Trust as Foundation for the Learning Community
Chapter 5. Principle 1: Common Mission, Vision, Values and Goals
Chapter 6. Principle 2: Ensuring Achievement for All Students: Systems for Prevention and Intervention
Chapter 7. Principle 3: Collaborative Teaming Focused on Teaching for Learning
Chapter 8. Principle 4: Data-Based Decision Making for Continuous Improvement
Chapter 9. Principle 5: Gaining Active Engagement from Family and Community by Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro A. Noguera
Chapter 10. Principle 6: Building Sustainable Leadership Capacity by Alan M. Blankstein with Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink
Conclusion
Resources
Book Group Discussion Questions
References and Further Readings
Index

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