Shape Up Your Local School: A 100-Page Primer for Improving Public Education
- Publish Date: 2003-01-13
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: William Kiefer;Allen Salowe
Cut through the rhetoric and maze of jargon and get to the heart of how to accomplish genuine school improvement with this short, concise, easy-to-read guide. It focuses on 10 key topics: the leadership, the point, the people, the challenge, the facts, the school, the team, the mission, the focus, and the future to show readers how to manage change in today's local school. From leadership and systems planning to data management, this is an A to Z book of no nonsense answers to basic questions every parent, practitioner, and interested citizen can use to improve their schools. It captures the best practices in education today and presents them in plain language. These powerful ideas when put to the test can function as 'basic training exercises' to get schools fit and in shape for learners. This is a book you will use, not just read or put on the shelf.