Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-224) and index.
Introduction -- School effectiveness and improvement -- District-level reform efforts -- Community-level reform efforts -- State-level reform efforts -- The role of reform design teams -- The role of the federal government in reform efforts -- Methodological issues in the study of systemic integration for effective reform -- Discussion and conclusion.
"This book examines the issue of educational reform in diverse communities. It is the first to synthesize educational research on educational reform pertaining to racially and linguistically diverse students."--BOOK JACKET.