9780585337128

School Leadership in Times of Urban Reform

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  • ISBN13:

    9780585337128

  • ISBN10:

    0585337128

  • Copyright: 2000-10-13
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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Summary

Examines schools in Chicago, where the largest experiment in site-based management & accountability is being enacted. An analysis allows insights relevant beyond this single site & permits pursuit of an agenda concerned w/ educational leadership & reform

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
Conceptualizing Leadership in the Context of School Reformp. 1
The Response of Schools to the Initial Years of Reformp. 21
Reform at Jackson Elementary: Transition to Site-Based Managementp. 23
The Chicago School Reform at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academyp. 47
Reflection on Cases 1 and 2p. 77
Tensions Between the Local School Council and the Principalp. 81
Field of Dreamsp. 83
Yeah Yeah Boo Boop. 103
Reflection on Cases 3 and 4p. 121
Reform as an Opportunity for Creating Responsive Instructionp. 125
Washington Irving School: Its Development and Changep. 127
La Lucha Continua: Teachers Engaged in the Struggle Over Ideas and Authorityp. 145
Reflection on Cases 5 and 6p. 173
New Beginnings: Making Changes in High School Instruction and Learningp. 177
Developing Leadership in Literacy at Amundsen High School: A Case Study of Changep. 179
The Best Practice High School: Creating a New Small School in a Big Cityp. 195
Reflection on Cases 7 and 8p. 225
Insights Into Leadership During Times of School Reformp. 229
Referencesp. 253
Author Indexp. 257
Subject Indexp. 261
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