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Title Expanding the reach of education reforms : perspectives from leaders in the scale-up of educational interventions / [edited by] Thomas K. Glennan [and others] ; prepared for the Ford Foundation.

Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxii, 723 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes At foot of t.p.: Rand Education.
"MG-248-FF"--Page 4 of cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction: framing the problem -- Cognitively guided instruction: challenging the core of educational practice-- The national writing project: scaling up and scaling down -- Impediments to scaling up effective comprehensive school reform models -- Scaling up success for all: lessons for policy and practice -- Taking education programs to scale: lessons from the field -- Reaching for coherence in school reform: the case of America's Choice -- A different way of growing -- Co-nect at the crossroads: four considerations on getting to scale -- Scaling up turning points through autonomous regional centers -- Scaling up talent development high schools: lessons learned from comprehensive high school reform -- Taking high schools that work to scale: the evolution of a high school reform program -- The first few years of Edison Schools: ten lessons in getting to scale -- School districts as learning organizations: a strategy for scaling education reform -- Choices and consequences in the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative: building the capacity to scale up whole-school improvement -- Leveraging the market to scale up school improvement programs: a fee-for-service primer for foundations and nonprofits -- Summary: toward a more systematic approach to expanding the reach of educational interventions -- Contributors -- Program descriptions and contact information.
Summary How does one spread a successful educational reform? The essays here recount the authors experiences with the scale-up process.
Other author Glennan, Thomas Keith, 1935-
Rand Education (Institute)
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject School improvement programs -- United States.
Educational change -- United States.
Education -- Standards -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780833040657 (electronic bk.)
0833040650 (electronic bk.)
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