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Title Making schools work : a view from the firing lines / edited by Cheryl L. Fagnano and Katherine Nouri Hughes
Published Boulder : Westview Press, 1993


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Description vi, 140 pages ; 24 cm
Series [The Milken Institute series in economics and education]
Milken Institute series in economics and education.
Contents 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
Summary 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
Notes "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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [109]-112) and index
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States -- Congresses.
Education -- United States -- Aims and objectives -- Congresses
Educational change -- United States -- Congresses.
School management and organization -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Fagnano, Cheryl L.
Hughes, Katherine Nouri.
Milken Institute for Job & Capital Formation.
LC no. 93048989
ISBN 0813322154 (alk. paper)