Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Education » math-teach

Topic: Report on Middle School Reform in Long Beach
Replies: 0  

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List  
Anne Wheelock

Posts: 41
Registered: 12/3/04
Report on Middle School Reform in Long Beach
Posted: Dec 18, 1995 6:05 PM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

>Return-Path: <corelink@mercury.cair.du.edu>
>Date: Mon, 18 Dec 1995 14:16:30 -0700
>Errors-To: craschke@du.edu
>Reply-To: corelink@du.edu
>Originator: corelink@mercury.cair.du.edu
>Sender: corelink@du.edu
>Precedence: junk
>From: MhayesM@aol.com
>To: Multiple recipients of list <corelink@du.edu>
>Subject: Report on Middle School Reform in Long Beach
>X-Listprocessor-Version: 6.0c -- ListProcessor by Anastasios Kotsikonas
>
>There is now available, without cost, a new report on the progress of
>systemic middle-level reform in the Long Beach Unified School District. The
>printed, 23-page publication was prepared by the Focused Reporting Project,
>an unusual reporting and writing team that combines elements from journalism
>and education research. The project describes itself as follows: "It's not
>our job to make the school district look good or bad. We write about middle
>school change in as clear and straightforward way as possible. Our audience
>is not just educators, but parents, community and business leaders, voters
>and taxpayers--anyone who has a stake in better schools."
>
>The new report on Long Beach includes the following sections: "Focus on
>District Operations," "Focus on School Capacity," and "Focus on Supporting
>Students." Articles within these sections include: "Support for breakaway
>teachers may be the key to LBUSD reforms"; "District must look to schools for
>more leadership"; "Are teachers prepared to meet higher standards?"; "Little
>evidence yet of professional decisions by teams"; and "Shared Decisionmaking:
>Bridge or barrier to better schools?"
>
>Printed copies of the report are very limited and we may have to send you a
>Xerox copy. If you would like one copy, please follow these directions: (1)
>Send a self-addressed envelope that measures at least 9" x 12"; (2) Affix to
>the envelope at least $1.05 in postage. This will enable us to return the
>report to you by first class mail; (3) Enclose a note requesting the report.
> Send your self-addressed, stamped envelope and request to: FRP Report,
>Program for Student Achievement, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, 250 Park
>Avenue, Suite 900, New York, NY 10177-0026. Unfortunately, we **cannot*
>repond to fax or e-mail requests. Please feel free to duplicate and
>disseminate the report.
>
>


Anne Wheelock
wheelock@shore.net
Boston, Massachusetts, USA






Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.