Making Schools Smarter: A System for Monitoring School and District Progress / Edition 2

Making Schools Smarter: A System for Monitoring School and District Progress / Edition 2

by Kenneth (Ken) A. Leithwood
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761975055

ISBN-13: 9780761975052

Pub. Date: 08/01/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Updated Edition of Best Seller!

This second edition reflects the authors' experience in working with many superintendents and principals over the years to use the instruments and procedures outlined in the book to improve organizations.

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Overview

Updated Edition of Best Seller!

This second edition reflects the authors' experience in working with many superintendents and principals over the years to use the instruments and procedures outlined in the book to improve organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761975052
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Making Schools Smarter
PART ONE: BASIC ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT SCHOOLS AND DISTRICTS
Clarifying Assumptions
Three Perspectives
What Is a Learning Organization?
PART TWO: EDUCATIONAL INPUTS AND OUTCOMES
What Are Schools Given to Work With?
What Ought to Be Accomplished?
PART THREE: CRITICAL PROCESSES AND CONDITIONS: A SYSTEMS ORIENTATION TO THE CORE TECHNOLOGY OF SCHOOLING
Mission and Goals, Organizational Culture
The Core Tasks of Planning, Managing, Leading and Instructing
Structure and Organization, Information Collection and Decision-Making
Policies and Procedures, Community Partnerships
Collecting, Analyzing and Interpreting Monitoring Information
Using School and District Monitoring Information

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