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Farnsworth, Kent Allen
Grassroots school reform : a community guide to developing globally competitive students / Kent A. Farnsworth
Alternate Title Community guide to developing globally competitive students
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB2822.82 .F37 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) School improvement programs -- United States
Charter schools -- United States
Schools -- Decentralization -- United States
Education and globalization -- United States
Physical Description 213 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-203) and index
Contents We need school reform, and soon! -- Where are we doing it right? -- Where reform won't happen -- Getting someone to be responsible -- Finding and supporting great leadership -- Developing a world class curriculum -- Math as the language of science and technology -- Second language from the start -- "Let me show you the world" -- Hiring, developing, and evaluating for excellence -- Keeping teachers current, enthusiastic, and energized -- Reinterpreting "least restrictive environment" -- Providing choice in the public arena -- Legislating for change -- Managing with data -- Building successful partnerships -- Sustaining and enhancing reform -- The rescuer's 12-step-guide to school reform

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