Managing to Change: How Schools Can Survive (and Sometimes Thrive) in Turbulent Times

Managing to Change: How Schools Can Survive (and Sometimes Thrive) in Turbulent Times

by Thomas Hatch
     
 

This book shows how school improvement efforts are often undermined by the changing conditions around schools, as well as by some of the very policies and programs designed to help them make improvements. Hatch argues that schools cannot wait around for conditions to improve or policymakers to figure out how to provide the "right" support. Schools need to create the… See more details below

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This book shows how school improvement efforts are often undermined by the changing conditions around schools, as well as by some of the very policies and programs designed to help them make improvements. Hatch argues that schools cannot wait around for conditions to improve or policymakers to figure out how to provide the "right" support. Schools need to create the conditions for their own success. To help them accomplish that, the author describes a small set of key practices that schools can use to get resources, manage external demands, and build their capacity to make and sustain improvements over time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807749678
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
04/24/2009
Series:
Series on School Reform
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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