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Designing

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines SFAF’s work designing its comprehensive school reform program, in interaction with increasing policy support for its work. The chapters details the founding of the organization ... More


Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Donald Peurach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

What is the shoulder-to-the grindstone work of transforming underperforming schools into higher performing schools? What makes this work so difficult? This book sheds light on these questions from ... More


Will Teachers Bear Scrutiny?

Christopher Hilliard

in English as a Vocation: The 'Scrutiny' Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199695171
eISBN:
9780199949946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695171.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Teaching was the most popular profession among Leavis's students, and many teachers who did not know him personally were stimulated or emboldened by Scrutiny and Leavis's books. Leavis's critical ... More


Introduction

Donald J. Peurach

in Seeing Complexity in Public Education: Problems, Possibilities, and Success for All

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199736539
eISBN:
9780199914593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736539.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The introduction identifies the central theme of the book: that of complexity as manifest in interdependencies among underperforming schools, programs of reform, the organizations that advance those ... More


Whole-School Change

Laura M. Desimone

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Policy attributes theory posits that the success of whole-school change efforts depends on six attributes: (1) consistency with other reforms, and consistency between the reform's knowledge demands ... More


The Curricular Organization of Segregated Schooling

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

After desegregation began, Nashville schools continued to make explicit divisions between students by racial category. Powerful if, at times, implicit categorical divisions by race, class, and ... More


Busing Lived and Imagined

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Busing created substantial statistical desegregation in the Nashville schools it reached via 1971 court order. Decades later, many Nashville students remembered positive experiences and impact from ... More


Busing Resisted and Transformed

Ansley T. Erickson

in Making the Unequal Metropolis: School Desegregation and Its Limits

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226025254
eISBN:
9780226025391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226025391.003.0007
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Federal court-ordered busing for desegregation prompted resistance in multiple registers in Nashville. Thousands of parents and community members engaged in loud and highly visible curbside protests; ... More


In government, 1940–47

Matt Perry

in 'Red Ellen' Wilkinson: Her ideas, movements and world

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719087202
eISBN:
9781781706831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087202.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When Churchill's wartime coalition formed in May 1940, Wilkinson became a junior minister: first as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Pensions and then in October 1940 as Parliamentary ... More


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