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Failure is not an option : six principles that guide student achievement in high-performing schools / Alan M. Blankstein ; foreword by Michael Fullan.

Author/Creator:
Blankstein, Alan M., 1959-
Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
School improvement programs -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Educational leadership -- United States.
Contents:
Why failure is not an option
Courageous leadership for school success
Ten common routes to failure, and how to avoid each
Building a professional learning community with relational trust
Principle #1, Common mission, vision, values, and goals
Principle #2, Ensuring achievement for all students : systems for prevention and intervention
Principle #3, Collaborative teaming focused on teaching and learning
Principle #4, Using data to guide decision making and continuous improvement
Principle #5, Gaining active engagement from family and community
Principle #6, Building sustainable leadership capacity / by Alan M. Blankstein with Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink.
Notes:
"A copublication of Corwin Press and The Hope Foundation."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-269) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
1412909333 (cloth)
1412909341 (paper)
OCLC:
55099727
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