District Support for School Improvement

Protheroe, Nancy
January 2008
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p36
The article discusses research on district-supported school improvement, key considerations for successful school improvement, and consequences of a top-down approach. The author notes that the research discussed is based predominantly on schools with high populations of socially-disadvantaged students but can be used to prompt discussion and/or adapted for use. Topics discussed include emphasis on curriculum and instruction, financial aspects, and increasing communication and collaboration.


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