Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Darling-Hammond, Linda, 1951-

Title Instructional leadership for systemic change : the story of San Diego's reform / Linda Darling-Hammond ... [and others]
Published Lanham, Md. : ScarecrowEducation, 2005


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  371.2009794 Dar/Ilf  AVAILABLE
Description x, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Leading systemic school improvement series ; no. 3
Leading systemic school improvement ; no. 3
Contents Building instructional quality : a new theory of educational improvement -- Instructional reform in San Diego City Schools : a thoughtful strategy for change -- Changing the system at the top : rethinking the district -- Charting the results of the reform -- Reform at the elementary level : changing practice, changing culture -- Reform at the middle school level : from the inside-out -- The teachers' view : where reform hits the road -- Meeting the needs of high schools : reforming the reform -- Conclusion
Summary "Instructional Leadership for Systemic Change provides a comprehensive description of how a major urban school reform initiative was undertaken and describes potential political conflicts and implementation issues. It is valuable for administrators in training students of leadership and reform, and researchers and policy analysts interested in the anatomy of school change and improvement."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index
Subject School improvement programs -- California -- San Diego -- Case studies.
School management and organization -- California -- San Diego -- Case studies.
Effective teaching -- California -- San Diego -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Case studies.
Author Darling-Hammond, Linda, 1951-
LC no. 2004015397
ISBN 1578861675 paperback alkaline paper