1. Introduction / Lowell Milken -- 2. The Economic Context of Education Reform / Lewis C. Solmon -- 3. Whither Education Reform? / Chester E. Finn, Jr. -- 4. Beyond Remediation: Toward Acceleration for All Schools / Henry M. Levin -- 5. Keynoters and Award Recipients: An Open Exchange -- 6. Teacher Leadership for Creating Innovative Schools / Linda Darling-Hammond -- 7. Creating Innovative Schools: An Open Exchange -- 8. School Reform: A Conversation with America's Educators / Valerie Mills -- 9. The Practitioner: Creative Leadership and Impact / Linton Deck and Gordon M. Ambach -- 10. Improving America's Schools: A Call to Leadership / Cheryl L. Fagnano -- Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award Recipients 1987-1991
Beginning with the fundamental and essential question, "How do we improve schools?" prominent education theorists and practitioners examine the imperative of education reform. They confront and analyze the pressing need for effective, systematic ways to improve education in order to ensure competent students and graduates, and they offer numerous innovative ideas and models for reform
"Based on remarks and papers given at the third annual Milken Family Foundation National Educator Awards Retreat held in Los Angeles in March 1992"--Pref
"Published in cooperation with the Milken Institute for Job & Capital Formation."
Includes bibliographical references (pages -112) and index