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- Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 29.95
School boards are fighting for their survival. Almost everything that they do is subject to regulations handed down from city councils, state boards of education, legislatures, and courts. Besieged is the first full-length volume in many years to systematically examine the politics that surround school boards. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
The first book of its kind combining educational reform with multicultural and multilingual issues. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 57.99
Presents the Children's Aid Society's (CAS) approach to creating community schools for the 21st century. This volume supplies information about the selected program components based on their own experiences working with community schools. It describes how and why CAS started its community school initiative. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 34.95
Drawing on ethnographic research collected over the San Diego reforms, this book identifies how teachers, principles, and other district educators were shaped by the large-scale reforms and the ways in which the reforms unfolded. It also shows how actors throughout a school system can change the views of leaders and impact the reform process. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 91.00
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The 2006 edition of Education at a Glance enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries? performance. It provides a rich, comparable and up-to-date array... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Every school a great school' is an aspiration for the next stage of education reform. This book argues that, for 'every school a great school' to become a reality, requires a move from individual school improvement efforts to a system-wide response that seeks to re-establish a balance between national prescription and schools leading reform. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 51.00
Part of the "Leadership and Management in Education" series, this book takes readers through various dimensions of leadership, and its relationship to good team work. It deals with personal and organizational skills, and the theoretical aspects of the subject. It stresses that leadership and team working are the core activities in managing people. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 46.00
Considers effective leadership and management of schools from the perspectives of headteachers, students, governors and parents in a variety of schools of different phases, locations and size. This book also proposes a post-transformational theory that aims to reflect the complexity of leadership behaviour in the twenty-first century. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 49.00
Focuses upon the relationship between effectiveness and improvement in schools and colleges. This book aims to provide an understanding of the way in which organizational effectiveness is conceptualized, measured and realized in practice. It also explores the ways in which change associated with organizational improvement is effectively managed. more...