Although there are no simple answers to the complex problems about the quality of teaching and administration in public schools, there are tools and strategies to help overcome the weaknesses in performance management systems. In Solutions, the authors explain how to improve the process methods to reach the system goals and produce the kind of learning the new reforms demand.
Allen Salowe is a former school board president with a distinguished business-planning career spanning three decades. Leon Lessinger is the former assistant U.S. Commissioner for Elementary and Secondary Schools. The authors are senior fellows at the Florida Institute of Education. They are the authors of Healing Public Schools: The Winning Prescription to Cure their Chronic Illness also published by ScarecrowEducation.
Part 1 Backdrop to Change Part 2 Why is Unreliable Classroom Teaching so Distressing? Part 3 Tools and Strategies Part 4 Money and Schools Part 5 New Beginnings Part 6 Benchmarking Reliable Schools Part 7 Meeting the New Mandates Part 8 Moving Ahead