From the Capitol to the Classroom: Standards-Based Reform in the States / Edition 1

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NSSE's second centennial volume focuses on standards-based reform in the U.S.: its overall theory, means of implementation and assessing impact, the ways in which schools and teachers have responded to policy changes, and the progress and future direction of reforms.

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Table of Contents

The National Society for the Study of Education
Board of Directors of the Society, 2000-2001; Contributors to the Yearbook
I. Introduction, Susan H. Fuhrman
Section One: The Standards-based Reform Approach
II. Toward a Theory of Standard-Based Reform: The Case of Nine NSF Statewide Systemic Intitiatives, William H. Clune
III. Standards-based Accountability: Horse Trade or Horse Whip?, Margaret E. Goertz
Section Two: Assessing Reform Implementation and Effects
IV. Are Content Standards Being Implemented in the Classroom? A Methodology and Some Tentative Answers, Andrew C. Porter and John L. Smithson
V. Translating Teaching Practice into Improved Student Achievement, Jonathan A. Supovitz
Section Three: Direct Response to Reforms
VI. Big Isn't Always Bad: School District Size, Poverty, and Standards-based Reform, Jane Hannaway and Kristi Kimball
VII. The District Role in State Assessment Policy: An Exploratory Study, Janet C. Fairman and William A. Firestone
VIII. The Theory and Practice of Using Data to Build Capacity: State and Local Strategies and Their Effects, Diane Massell
Section Four: School Implementation and Instructional Effects
IX. Patterns of Response in Four High Schools Under State Accountability Policies in Vermont and New York, Elizabeth DeBray, Gail Parson, Katrina Woodworth
X. Hedging Bets: Standards-based Reform in Classrooms, Suzanne M. Wilson and Robert E. Floden
XI. Challenging Instruction for "All Students": Policy, Practitioners, and Practice, James P. Spillane
Section Five: What Can Be Said About Reform Progress
XII. The Impact of Standards and Accountability on Teaching and Learning in Kentucky, Patricia J. Kannapel, Lola Aagaard, Pamelia Coe, and Cynthia A. Reeves
XIII. Conclusion, Susan H. Fuhrman
Name Index
Subject Index
Publications of the Society

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