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Improving schools [electronic resource] : studies in leadership and culture / edited by Wayne K. Hoy, Michael DiPaola.

Contributor(s): Hoy, Wayne K [] | DiPaola, Michael F, 1947- [].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Research and theory in educational adminstration: Publisher: [Charlotte, N.C.] : Information Age Pub., c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 276 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781607526513 (electronic bk.); 1607526514 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): School improvement programs -- United States | School management and organization -- United States | School environment -- United States | Aufsatzsammlung | Schulentwicklungsplanung | Schulleitung | USA | EDUCATION / Decision-Making & Problem SolvingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Improving schools.DDC classification: 371.2/07 Other classification: 5,3 | DK 1022 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Empirical consequences of school trust / Patrick B. Forsyth -- Building trust in schools : a review of the empirical evidence / Curt M. Adams -- Evaluating the culture of high schools in relation to their demographic characteristics and performance / Theodore J. Kowalski and Kathleen Hermann -- Defining, measuring, and validating teacher and collective responsibility / Laura LoGerfo and Roger Goddard -- Systems thinking and culture change in urban school districts / Leigh McGuigan -- Measuring district climate / Michael DiPaola and Kathleen Smith -- U-turn required : how Virginia's first school turnaround specialists are meeting the challenges of improving low-performing schools / Daniel L. Duke ... [et al.] -- Encouraging teacher leaders / Marc A.L. Shelton, Virginia Davidhizar Birky, and W. Scot Headley -- Curriculum and instruction policy in the context of multiple accountabilities / Jason P. Nance and Helen M. Marks -- African American female superintendents speaking the language of hope : reconstructing the multi-dimensions of passion / Juanita Cleaver Simmons and W. Yvonne Johnson -- Charter schools, communities, and local newspapers : new questions to examine / Ann Allen and Dwan V. Robinson.
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Empirical consequences of school trust / Patrick B. Forsyth -- Building trust in schools : a review of the empirical evidence / Curt M. Adams -- Evaluating the culture of high schools in relation to their demographic characteristics and performance / Theodore J. Kowalski and Kathleen Hermann -- Defining, measuring, and validating teacher and collective responsibility / Laura LoGerfo and Roger Goddard -- Systems thinking and culture change in urban school districts / Leigh McGuigan -- Measuring district climate / Michael DiPaola and Kathleen Smith -- U-turn required : how Virginia's first school turnaround specialists are meeting the challenges of improving low-performing schools / Daniel L. Duke ... [et al.] -- Encouraging teacher leaders / Marc A.L. Shelton, Virginia Davidhizar Birky, and W. Scot Headley -- Curriculum and instruction policy in the context of multiple accountabilities / Jason P. Nance and Helen M. Marks -- African American female superintendents speaking the language of hope : reconstructing the multi-dimensions of passion / Juanita Cleaver Simmons and W. Yvonne Johnson -- Charter schools, communities, and local newspapers : new questions to examine / Ann Allen and Dwan V. Robinson.

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