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Title Challenges of conflicting school reforms : effects of New American Schools in a high-poverty district / Mark Berends [and others]
Published Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 163 pages) : illustrations
Series Online Rand research documents
Online Rand research documents
Contents New American Schools' ambitions for changing high-poverty classrooms -- Sources of data -- The district context for implementation of New American Schools' designs in San Antonio -- Implementation of New American Schools within a system of high-stakes accountability -- Classrooms implementing NAS design in a reform-minded district -- Effects of instructional conditions on student achievement -- Implications for school improvement in high-poverty settings
Summary New American Schools (NAS) offers whole-school designs for schools and districts seeking to significantly raise the achievement of large numbers of students. This work has evaluated NAS reforms' effects on students and teachers in high-poverty schools
Notes "MR-1483-EDU"--Page 4 of cover
"Rand Education."
"Supported by New American Schools."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-163)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject New American Schools (Organization)
Educational change -- Texas -- San Antonio.
Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.
Poor children -- Education -- Texas -- San Antonio.
Poor children -- Education -- United States -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Texas -- San Antonio.
School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Berends, Mark, 1962-
Rand Education (Institute)
ISBN 0833032259 (electronic bk.)
9780833032256 (electronic bk.)