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- R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99
Early and recent school reformers demanded greater funding. They insisted that they needed it to protect children, the economy, and the nation. This book uses the case method to analyze the budgets that they proposed, the rhetoric that they employed, and the resistance that they encountered. more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 36.95
A cohesive, multi-level approach for sustainable educational reform! This completely revised edition of The Challenge of School Change addresses the concerns behind the school change movement, examines theories and implementation strategies, and analyzes a new framework for change. Designed for educational leaders, this collection: Focuses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 62.95
Despite the rising interest in school districts, there are relatively few comprehensive resources available for graduate students in educational leadership programs. The Challenges of School District Leadership takes the position that the best way to prepare the next generation of school district leaders is to make certain that they are prepared to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Knowledge of the processes of educational change is said to be the missing ingredient in attempts to bring about educational innovation and reform. Whether these efforts involve grass roots innovation or large-scale societal reform, failure to understand and act on existing knowledge of the change process has accounted for the widespread lack of success... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95
Fullan's first book on this subject was an instant and best-selling success. Now in Change Forces - The Sequel he extends and expands the use of chaos theory as a lens through which to view and comprehend change, and the forces which govern it. Educators have already widely embraced this approach, and taken on board the idea that change is not so... more...
- Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 36.35
The pressure for individuals and organizations to engage in continuous adaptation and innovation in education is relentless, yet there is more failure in implementation of change than success. This book is a guide to managing change across the education and training sector. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 46.00
Examines the types of leadership that are likely to be productive in creating and sustaining such schools. Based on a long term study of 'transformational' leadership in school restructuring contexts, the chapters in this book offer a readable account of such leadership grounded in a body of empirical evidence. more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2002; US$ 28.95
Sandra Vergari has brought together the work of experts to create the first book to analyze and compare the charter school reform across a broad range of jurisdictions. Individual chapters discuss areas in the United States and Canada. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Charter schools have been promoted as an equitable and innovative solution to the problems plaguing urban schools. Advocates claim that charter schools benefit working-class students of color by offering them access to a "portfolio" of school choices. In Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space , Kristen Buras presents a very different account. Her... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2006; US$ 14.99
The expert contributors to this volume tell how state laws and policies have stacked the deck against charter schools by limiting the number of charter schools allowed in a state, forbidding for-profit firms from holding charters, forcing them to pay rent out of operating funds, and other ways. They explain how these policies can be amended to level... more...