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Raising the Standard: An Eight-Step Action Guide for Schools and Communities / Edition 2
     

Raising the Standard: An Eight-Step Action Guide for Schools and Communities / Edition 2

by Denis Philip Doyle, Susan Pimentel
 

ISBN-10: 0803968698

ISBN-13: 9780803968691

Pub. Date: 07/16/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Learn how to transform your school through an effective standards-based system. This straightforward action guide, now in its second edition, is about real, day-to-day practice—not theory. It tells the story of reform through the hard work of actual districts—ordinary communities that have made an extraordinary commitment to world-class schools—and

Overview

Learn how to transform your school through an effective standards-based system. This straightforward action guide, now in its second edition, is about real, day-to-day practice—not theory. It tells the story of reform through the hard work of actual districts—ordinary communities that have made an extraordinary commitment to world-class schools—and translates their success into a series of steps every school can follow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803968691
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/16/1999
Series:
One-off Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Take the Plunge
Building Public Demand for Standards and Reform
How Good Is Good Enough?
Organizing around High Academic Standards
The Truth Will Set You Free
Conducting an Academic Analysis
Seize the Day
Reorganizing for Change and Building Staff Capacity
Measuring Up
Holding Students Accountable
Holding Your Feet to the Fire
School and District Accountability
So What's In It for Me?
Developing New Partnerships
There Is No Finish Line
Making Continuous Improvements
Have You Done This?
A Checklist of Action Steps

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