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Author Mintrop, Heinrich.

Title Schools on probation : how accountability works (and doesn't work) / Heinrich Mintrop.

Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, ©2004.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  379.158 M667S    Check Shelf
Description ix, 181 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-169) and index.
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. Teacher motivation and probation. The pressure of sanctions -- The meaningfulness of accountability -- Motivation and commitment / with Masako Nishio -- pt. II. Probation and organizational development. Schools moving toward improvement / with Kim Curtis and Lea Plut-Pregelj -- Schools stuck in low performance / with Kim Curtis -- Other schools -- pt. III. Probation in classrooms. Instructional change / with Daria Buese -- Conclusion : the potential and limits of sanctions.
Summary This book analyzes what happens when schools are put on probation for failing to meet their accountability improvement targets.
Subject Educational accountability -- Maryland -- Case studies.
Educational accountability -- Kentucky -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Maryland -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- Kentucky -- Case studies.
Educational accountability. (OCoLC)fst00903326
School improvement programs. (OCoLC)fst01107461
Kentucky. (OCoLC)fst01204494
Maryland. (OCoLC)fst01204739
Qualitätssteigerung (DE-588)4176587-4
Öffentliche Schule (DE-588)4115434-4
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Case studies.
ISBN 0807744107 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807744109 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807744093 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780807744093 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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