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Standards for Our Schools How to Set Them, Measure Them, and Reach Them

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ISBN-10: 078796428X

ISBN-13: 9780787964283

Edition: 1998

Authors: Marc S. Tucker, Judy B. Codding

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Tucker explains what the standards movement is about and why it is important, and what it will take to bring every student up to high standards, no matter where that student starts.
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/16/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.94" wide x 9.11" long x 1.07" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface to the Paperback Edition
The Authors
Prologue: The View from the Plains
Introduction: Failure Is Not an Option
Interlude: What Do You Mean, Tiffany Won't Get Credit for Algebra I?
Setting High Standards for Everyone
Interlude: But How Will We Actually Get These Kids to Algebra II?
Teaching to the Standards
Interlude: Upset Victory: Student Achievement 1, Everything Else 0
Leading and Managing for Success
Interlude: The School Nobody Wanted
Rethinking the Elementary and Middle Schools
Interlude: The Graphic Arts Academy
Beyond the Comprehensive High School
Interlude: Accountability, Chicago-Style
Rebuilding "Central" for Accountability
Epilogue: What We Owe Jeff
The National Center on Education and the Economy
New Standards Performance Standards
New Standards Reference Examinations
Resources for Standards-Based Education
Annotated Bibliography
Afterword to the Paperback Edition: The America's Choice School Design