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Making Schools Smarter A System for Monitoring School and District Progress

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ISBN-10: 0761975055

ISBN-13: 9780761975052

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Kenneth Leithwood, Robert Aitken, Doris Jantzi

List price: $34.95
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Updated Edition of Best Seller! For years, this popular and important monitoring system has helped schools and districts acquire the information they need to achieve their strategic planning, accountability, and school restructuring goals. The book describes an ideal, achievable "model" school and district, including indicators of specific features of that school or district and ways of measuring comparable features of current schools and districts. Now, the Second Edition includes: Refined and improved school and district surveys A complete rewrite of guidelines with additional research data to ensure productive use of the monitoring information New insight on collecting,…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/18/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Making Schools Smarter
Basic Assumptions About Schools and Districts
Clarifying Assumptions
Three Perspectives
What Is a Learning Organization?
Educational Inputs and Outcomes
What Are Schools Given to Work With?
What Ought to Be Accomplished?
Critical Processes and Conditions: A Systems Orientation to the Core Technology of Schooling
Mission and Goals, Organizational Culture
The Core Tasks of Planning, Managing, Leading and Instructing
Structure and Organization, Information Collection and Decision-Making
Policies and Procedures, Community Partnerships
Collecting, Analyzing and Interpreting Monitoring Information
Using School and District Monitoring Information