Curriculum reform, structural reform, funding reform, organizational reform - all these 20th century efforts have failed to make a significant dent in the achievement gap and the performance of disadvantaged students, especially in cities and poor rural areas. What are the most important targets for school improvement? What are the highest-priority and missing ingredients to improve our schools? What is the common core of professional knowledge we need? Where do policy makers need to focus: What is the role of union-management partnership in school reform? What can educators do now?
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