School Effectiveness

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Education - 424 pages
This volume explores the influence of students' background on educational outcomes, ways of contextualising school performance, and current issues and developments in school effectiveness research. Also investigated is how the research contributes to understanding of school and classroom processes.
 

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Contents

The Impact of Intake Measuring School Effectiveness
1
Contextualising School Performance
21
Issues in School Effectiveness Research
71
Differential School Effectiveness
101
Continuity of School Effects
129
Understanding School Effectiveness
149
Effective Teaching Findings from the School Matters
173
Key Characteristics of Effective Schools
183
Theory and School Effectiveness Research
227
Using School Effectiveness Research Implications for Raising
253
Using Value Added Research
271
Evaluating School Improvement
291
Beyond the Millennium Future Directions
339
References
361
Subject index
389
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