What can today's educational leaders do to create schools that are purposeful, moral, and successful?
In this book, Glickman and Mette provide a powerful set of guidelines that will lead to true school renewal.
Using a practical framework for school, district, and community leaders, their roadmap replaces dependence on top-down state and federal regulations, focusing instead on the creation of locally guided initiatives to address local goals.
Filled with real-world examples, charts, and illustrations, the text gives teachers, principals, students, parents, central office personnel, school boards, and community members exactly what is needed to remake their schools.
Building on Glickman's highly acclaimed classic, Renewing America's Schools (1993), this resource is must-reading for anyone involved with school change in today's divisive and complex times.
Book Features:Uses whole-school and classroom applications to explain how to implement the authors' three-part framework for school success. Written in a clear, friendly, and accessible style. Demonstrates in detail how purposeful schools can gain greater autonomy from strict external regulations. Builds on its bestselling predecessor, Renewing America's Schools, to infuse democratic purpose and practices throughout a school.