The authors of this volume make an impassioned plea for dramatic changes in the content, processes and structures of school districts in the United States. Using examples to illustrate their controversial model, they provide a guide for the systematic planning of high-performance learning activities for an improved education system.
Castle, an education consultant, and Estes, a school administrator, apply the principles of "high-performance organization" to the current school system for a glimpse of what school reform could look like. They define high-performance learning communities, preparing leaders, and full-service schools, and offer checklists of six attributes of a high-performance learning community and performance skills. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Foreword - Jerry J Herman and Janice L Herman
The Need for Systemic and Systematic Change
Defining High-Performance Learning Communities
Preparing Leaders for the New Learning Communities