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Author Farnsworth, Kent Allen

Title Grassroots school reform : a community guide to developing globally competitive students / Kent A. Farnsworth

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 J&W-Prov. Harborside Grad Ed.  LB2822.82 .F37 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LB2822.82 .F37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 213 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents We need school reform, and soon! -- Where are we doing it right? -- Where reform won't happen -- Getting someone to be responsible -- Finding and supporting great leadership -- Developing a world class curriculum -- Math as the language of science and technology -- Second language from the start -- "Let me show you the world" -- Hiring, developing, and evaluating for excellence -- Keeping teachers current, enthusiastic, and energized -- Reinterpreting "least restrictive environment" -- Providing choice in the public arena -- Legislating for change -- Managing with data -- Building successful partnerships -- Sustaining and enhancing reform -- The rescuer's 12-step-guide to school reform
LC subject School improvement programs -- United States
Charter schools -- United States
Schools -- Decentralization -- United States
Education and globalization -- United States
ISBN 9780230108332 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0230108334 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780230108325 (hdc. alk. paper)
0230108326 (hdc. : alk. paper)