Reforming Chicago's High Schools: Research Perspectives on School and System Level Change
Valerie E. Lee
Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2002 - Educational change - 301 pages
Compilation of nine chapters by noted education researchers from across the country on Chicago's efforts to reform its public high schools. All forms on change (both good and bad) that occurred after the school system adopted an ambitious new initiatives to make high schools more personalized for students and to raise academic standards.
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Introduction Setting Chicago High School Reform Within the
Student Performance in CPS
Transforming Teacher and Student
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