Good Schools/Real Schools: Why School Reform Doesn't Last

Good Schools/Real Schools: Why School Reform Doesn't Last

by Dean Fink

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ISBN-13: 9780807739440
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 05/01/2000
Series: Series on School Reform
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Multidimensionality of Change
Changing Conceptions of Change
Framing Change
The Life Cycle of an Innovative School
History as Context
Creativity and Experimentation: The History to the Mid-1970s
Overreaching and Entropy: The History to 1985
Survival and Continuity: To the Mid-1990s
Context
The Context Lens
Lord Byron and its Context
Meaning
The Meaning Lens
Lord Byron and its Meaning
Leadership
The Leadership Lens
Lord Byron and Leadership
Structure
The Structure Lens
Lord Byron and Structure
Culture
The Culture Lens
Culture and Lord Byron
Teachers' Lives and Teachers' Work
The Lens of Teachers' Lives and Work
Lord Byron and its Teachers' Lives and Work
Findings
Warning Signs
New Settings as a Strategy for Change
Implications for Policy and Practice

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