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62%OFFDuke, Daniel L. - The Children Left Behind: America's Struggle to Improve Its Lowest Performing Schools - 9781475823592 - V9781475823592
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The Children Left Behind: America's Struggle to Improve Its Lowest Performing Schools

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Description for The Children Left Behind: America's Struggle to Improve Its Lowest Performing Schools Hardcover. Num Pages: 222 pages. BIC Classification: JNF; JNKS; JNL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 162 x 237 x 22. Weight in Grams: 522.
Between 2002 and 2016, the federal government, state governments, and school districts undertook unprecedented measures to improve the lowest-performing schools. This book draws on dozens of actual examples to illustrate the wide range of interventions adopted over this time period. Among the initiatives examined in depth are efforts by states to provide technical assistance to schools and districts, offer students educational choices, engage communities in school improvement, take over low-performing schools and districts, create special state-run school districts, and close failing schools. Also discussed are district-initiated measures, including programs to standardize instruction, innovative approaches to raising student ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
222
Place of Publication
Lanham, United States
ISBN
9781475823592
SKU
V9781475823592
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About Duke, Daniel L.
Daniel L. Duke, internationally known specialist on school improvement, has written extensively on how to turn around low-performing schools. Besides conducting numerous studies of the turnaround process, Duke has designed training programs for turnaround specialists, conducted trainings, and consulted with states and school systems on ways to improve struggling schools.

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In The Children Left Behind, Daniel Duke takes readers on a remarkable journey through 15 years of America's unprecedented struggle to improve its lowest-performing schools. With a contextual and nuanced examination of such efforts at the federal, state, and local district levels, Duke identifies what worked and what did not work to change conditions on the ground for underserved students. ... Read more

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