Understanding How School Change Really Happens: Reform at Brookville High

Understanding How School Change Really Happens: Reform at Brookville High

By: Rosetta Marantz Cohen (author)Hardback

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Using a combination of participant observation and interviews with teachers, parents and students, Rosetta Marantz Cohen explores a high school's efforts in the United States to implement broad-based curricular change. The book vividly illustrates the impact of change on an often resistant institution. From her observations, Cohen draws up a series of recommendations for those considering embarking on similar site-based reform initiatives.

Contents

Introduction PART ONE: THE STORY OF QUEST Understanding a School's Historical Context Planning for Change Getting Started The Trials of Implementation Year One Establishing Equilibrium Year Two Settling In Year Three PART TWO: REFORM IN PERSPECTIVE Players in Reform Teachers, Students, Administrators, and Consultants Understanding the Nature of School Change

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780803962545
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780803962545
  • weight: 28
  • ISBN10: 0803962541

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