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Challenges of conflicting school reforms [electronic resource] : effects of New American Schools in a high-poverty district / Mark Berends ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Berends, Mark, 1962- | Rand Education (Institute).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Internet resource: ; Online Rand research documents: Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 163 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0833032259 (electronic bk.); 9780833032256 (electronic bk.); 9780833031167; 0833031163.Report number: MR-1483-EDUSubject(s): New American Schools (Organization) | School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies | School improvement programs -- Texas -- San Antonio | Educational change -- United States -- Case studies | Educational change -- Texas -- San Antonio | Poor children -- Education -- United States -- Case studies | Poor children -- Education -- Texas -- San Antonio | EDUCATION -- Administration -- General | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Challenges of conflicting school reforms.DDC classification: 371.2/00973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
New American Schools' Ambitions for Changing High-Poverty Classrooms -- Sources of Data -- The District Context for Implementation of New American Schools' Designs in San Antonio -- Implementation of New American Schools Within a System of High-Stakes Accountability -- Classrooms Implementing NAS Design in a Reform-Minded District -- Effects of Instructional Conditions on Student Achievement -- Implications for School Improvement in High-Poverty Settings.
Summary: New American Schools (NAS) offers whole-school designs for schools and districts seeking to significantly raise the achievement of large numbers of students. This work has evaluated NAS reforms' effects on students and teachers in high-poverty schools.
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"MR-1483-EDU"--P. [4] of cover.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-163).

New American Schools' Ambitions for Changing High-Poverty Classrooms -- Sources of Data -- The District Context for Implementation of New American Schools' Designs in San Antonio -- Implementation of New American Schools Within a System of High-Stakes Accountability -- Classrooms Implementing NAS Design in a Reform-Minded District -- Effects of Instructional Conditions on Student Achievement -- Implications for School Improvement in High-Poverty Settings.

New American Schools (NAS) offers whole-school designs for schools and districts seeking to significantly raise the achievement of large numbers of students. This work has evaluated NAS reforms' effects on students and teachers in high-poverty schools.

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