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Title: Systemic Change for School Improvement

Description: Despite the nationwide emphasis on school improvement, the complexities of accomplishing desired systemic changes have been given short shrift in policy, research, training, and practice. This article focuses on the problem of expanding school improvement planning to better address how schools and districts intend to accomplish designated changes. Specifically,we frame and outline some basic considerations related to systemic change, and, to encourage a greater policy discussion of the complexities of implementing major school improvements on a large scale, we propose a set of policy actions.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/publications/systemic change for school improvement.pdf (For Personal Use Only)  23pp; 913kb