Special Resource Material Developed by the Center

Title: Turning Around, Transforming, and Continuously Improving Schools: Federal Proposals are Still Based on a Two- Rather than a Three- Component Blueprint

Description: The focus of this report is on how current federal policy and practice mainly tinkers with the need to directly address barriers to learning and re-engage disconnected students. We underscore that the reason for this is that these concerns are marginalized. And the marginalization stems from the two component framework that dominates school improvement thinking.

Access at:   http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/pdfdocs/turning.pdf  340kb; 36pp