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Making large schools work : the advantages of small schools / Arthur Shapiro.

Author/Creator:
Shapiro, Arthur S., 1928-
Publication:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 194 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
School size -- United States.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Contents:
Size generates shoals that can wreck us
How organizations (read schools) work
-their dynamics
Strategies on how to get there
Three case studies to demonstrate how to pull off improving schools by decentralizing
What did we do? Why did it work? How can I do it? By building an infrastructure and culture to make it work
absolutely crucial.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
Contributor:
James Hosmer Penniman Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781607091158 (cloth : alk. paper)
1607091151 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781607091165 (pbk. : alk. paper)
160709116X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781607091172 (electronic)
1607091178 (electronic)
OCLC:
366494300
Publisher Number:
99937029502
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