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Title Enduring myths that inhibit school turnaround / edited by Coby V. Meyers, Marlene Darwin
Published Charlotte, NC : Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2017


Description 1 online resource
Series Contemporary perspectives on school turnaround and reform
Contents 1. Introduction: debunking school turnaround myths / Coby V. Meyers and Marlene Darwin -- SECTION I: HOW CAN THE SCHOOL TURNAROUND CONVERSATION BE FRAMED DIFFERENTLY?. 2. The failure fallacy: examining the rate of school turnaround / Craig Hochbein and Abby Mahone -- 3. Understanding decline and failure is foundational to moving forward / Coby V. Meyers, Craig Hochbein, Mark Smylie, Samuel Stringfield, and Marc Stein -- 4. Neither urban core nor rural fringe: "in-between" districts and the shifting landscape of school performance in the United States / David Eddy-Spicer, Erin Anderson, and Frank Perrone -- SECTION II: HOW ARE SCHOOL TURNAROUND EFFORTS STRUCTURED AND SUPPORTED SYSTEMICALLY?. 5. The myth of the single lever turnaround / Sam Stringfield, Eugene Schaffer, and David Reynolds -- 6. Everything but the kitchen sink: how an abundance of concurrent efforts thwarts school improvement / Kerstin Carlson Le Floch, Aaron Butler, and Catherine Barbour -- 7. Reframing turnaround: from a school initiative to a system initiative / Caitlin Scott, Lenay Dunn, and Carlas McCauley -- 8. Unfinished business: state education agencies and their capacity to lead school turnaround / Joshua Childs -- SECTION III: HOW ARE SCHOOL TURNAROUND EFFORTS STRUCTURED AND SUPPORTED LOCALLY?. 9. Autonomy and accountability in turnaround work: the myth of portfolio districts and organizational learning / Laura Groth, Matthew Malone, and Joshua L. Glazer -- 10. Assessing school turnarounds: using an integrative framework to identify levers for success / Kirsten Lee Hill, Laura Desimone, Tonya Wolford and Adrienne Reitano -- 11. Moving beyond the myths of turnaround to address the intersection of poverty and urban schooling / Kecia Hayes, Angela Fulcher, Catherine Hogg, Michael Ramsey and Danielle Poscia -- 12. Turning around from within: using internal capacity to improve low-performing schools / Adriana Villavicencio -- SECTION IV: WHO CAN PROPEL SCHOOL TURNAROUND FORWARD?. 13. An enduring myth: turnaround leadership is identity neutral / Jennie M. Weiner and Laura Burton -- 14. Should they stay or should they go?: the mythical appeal of staff replacement as a turnaround strategy / Elizabeth Mann, Rebecca Herman, and Michael Hansen -- SECTION V: HOW IS SCHOOL TURNAROUND CONCEPTUALIZED AND/OR MEASURED?. 15. Turnaround as faustian bargain: the myth of virtuous action / Kimberly Kappler Hewitt and Ulrich Reitzug -- 16. The fallacy of school grades: exploring the myth that public shaming leads to school improvement / Robert Smith and Scott Imig -- 17. School turnarounds and the test of time / Dallas Hambrick Hitt and Coby V. Meyers -- 18. Changing the school turnaround conversation / Marlene Darwin and Coby V. Meyers -- About the editors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record; online resource viewed June 24, 2021
Subject School improvement programs -- United States
Low-performing schools -- United States
Academic achievement -- United States
Educational change -- United States
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Academic achievement
Educational change
Low-performing schools
School improvement programs
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Meyers, Coby V., editor
Darwin, Marlene, editor
LC no. 2017033286
ISBN 9781681238890