Teachers' Guide to School Turnarounds

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-10-15
  • Publisher: R&L Education

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Based on the authors' experiences with the School Turnaround Specialist Program as well as a review of research on successful school improvement projects, Teachers' Guide to School Turnarounds contains a wealth of tips and warnings for those engaged in, or anticipating being engaged in, the process of turning around a low-performing school.

Author Biography

Daniel L. Duke is currently a professor at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education Pamela D. Tucker is an associate professor in the Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the University of Virginia

Table of Contents

It Takes a Faculty to Turn around a Schoolp. 1
School Turnaround Is Not a Mythp. 9
Why Are Some Schools Less Successful Than Other Schools?p. 27
Inquiring into the Health of Your Schoolp. 47
Planning: The First Step to Better School Performancep. 69
The First Year of the School Turnaround Processp. 89
Keys to Sustaining a Successful School Turnaroundp. 111
Those Who Can, Teach; Those Who Can Teach, Changep. 125
Turnaround Resourcesp. 143
p. 163
About the Authorsp. 181
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