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Author Trani, Randy K. (Randy Keith), 1967-

Title Fallacies in education : why schools are mired in mediocrity / Randy K. Trani and Robert K. Irvine

Publ Info Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2010]
 CCRI-Warwick  LA217.2 .T727 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LA217.2 .T727 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LA217.2 .T727 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents Introduction -- Common knowledge that gets in the way of excellence -- Six secrets to creating an excellent school -- School size and excellence : is bigger more efficient? Or, commonly held beliefs about the benefits of big schools -- Configuring instruction for excellence : continuous-progress model versus grade level, curriculum-oriented model -- Middle school : a new approach leads to excellence -- High school : excellence in the spotlight -- Creating and maintaining a culture of excellence -- Tailor school, schedules, and approaches to the local community -- Funding excellent schools -- Preventing excellence : bandaging self-inflicted wounds -- The future and thoughts on trends toward and away from excellence -- How to create an excellent school if you are a : parent, teacher, student, administrator, or school board member -- Pathway to excellence : next steps and conclusions -- Appendix: Multi-age resources and FAQs
LC subject Educational change -- United States
Public schools -- United States
Add Author Irvine, Robert K., 1968-
ISBN 9781607094678 (cloth : alk. paper)
1607094673 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781607094685 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1607094681 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781607094692 (electronic)
160709469X (electronic)