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Resourceful Leadership

Tradeoffs and Tough Decisions on the Road to School Improvement
By Elizabeth A. City, foreword by Karen Hawley Miles

In Resourceful Leadership, Elizabeth A. City examines decisions about the use of three key resources—time, money, and staff—and how tradeoffs among them are integrated into school leaders’ improvement strategies. She undertakes a detailed study of two small urban high schools in their first year of conversion from a large, comprehensive high school.

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Resourceful Leadership

Tradeoffs and Tough Decisions on the Road to School Improvement
By Elizabeth A. City, foreword by Karen Hawley Miles

In Resourceful Leadership, Elizabeth A. City examines decisions about the use of three key resources—time, money, and staff—and how tradeoffs among them are integrated into school leaders’ improvement strategies. She undertakes a detailed study of two small urban high schools in their first year of conversion from a large, comprehensive high school.

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Restoring Opportunity

The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education
Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane

Co-published with the Russell Sage Foundation

2014 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

In this landmark volume, Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane lay out a meticulously researched case showing how—in a time of spiraling inequality—strategically targeted interventions and supports can help schools significantly improve the life chances of low-income children.

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Restoring Opportunity

The Crisis of Inequality and the Challenge for American Education
Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane

Co-published with the Russell Sage Foundation

2014 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

In this landmark volume, Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane lay out a meticulously researched case showing how—in a time of spiraling inequality—strategically targeted interventions and supports can help schools significantly improve the life chances of low-income children.

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Rethinking Readiness

Deeper Learning for College, Work, and Life
Edited by Rafael Heller, Rebecca E. Wolfe, and Adria Steinberg

Rethinking Readiness offers a new set of competencies to replace the narrow learning goals of No Child Left Behind and, in chapters written by some of the nation’s most well-respected education scholars, explores their implications for schools. 

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Ripe for Change

Garden-Based Learning in Schools
Jane S. Hirschi, Foreword by David Sobel

Ripe for Change: Garden-Based Learning in Schools takes a big-picture view of the school garden movement and the state of garden-based learning in public K–8 education. The book frames the garden movement for educators and shows how school gardens have the potential to be a significant resource for teaching and learning. In this inviting and accessible book, the author:
 

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Ripe for Change

Garden-Based Learning in Schools
Jane S. Hirschi, Foreword by David Sobel

Ripe for Change: Garden-Based Learning in Schools takes a big-picture view of the school garden movement and the state of garden-based learning in public K–8 education. The book frames the garden movement for educators and shows how school gardens have the potential to be a significant resource for teaching and learning. In this inviting and accessible book, the author:
 

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Safe Is Not Enough

Better Schools for LGBTQ Students
Michael Sadowski, Foreword by Kevin Jennings

Safe Is Not Enough illustrates how educators can support the positive development of LGBTQ students in a comprehensive way so as to create truly inclusive school communities. Using examples from classrooms, schools, and districts across the country, Michael Sadowski identifies emerging practices such as creating an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum; fostering a whole-school climate that is supportive of LGBTQ students; providing adults who can act as mentors and role models; and initiating effective family and community outreach programs. 

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School Choice and School Improvement

Edited by Mark Berends, Marisa Cannata, and Ellen B. Goldring

School Choice and School Improvement brings together a collection of exemplary, policy-relevant papers that examine how communities, districts, and states use choice as a strategy for improving schools and student learning.

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School Choice and School Improvement

Edited by Mark Berends, Marisa Cannata, and Ellen B. Goldring

School Choice and School Improvement brings together a collection of exemplary, policy-relevant papers that examine how communities, districts, and states use choice as a strategy for improving schools and student learning.

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School Libraries and Student Learning

A Guide for School Leaders
Rebecca J. Morris

Innovative, well-designed school library programs can be critical resources for helping students meet high standards of college and career readiness. In School Libraries and Student Learning, Rebecca J. Morris shows how school leaders can make the most of their school libraries to support ambitious student learning. She offers practical strategies for collaboration between school leaders, teachers, and librarians to meet schoolwide objectives in literacy, assessment, student engagement, and inquiry-based learning. 

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School Libraries and Student Learning

A Guide for School Leaders
Rebecca J. Morris

Innovative, well-designed school library programs can be critical resources for helping students meet high standards of college and career readiness. In School Libraries and Student Learning, Rebecca J. Morris shows how school leaders can make the most of their school libraries to support ambitious student learning. She offers practical strategies for collaboration between school leaders, teachers, and librarians to meet schoolwide objectives in literacy, assessment, student engagement, and inquiry-based learning. 

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School Reform from the Inside Out

Policy, Practice, and Performance
Richard F. Elmore

This is essential reading for any school leader, education reformer, policymaker, or citizen interested in the forces that promote school change.

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School Reform from the Inside Out

Policy, Practice, and Performance
Richard F. Elmore

This is essential reading for any school leader, education reformer, policymaker, or citizen interested in the forces that promote school change.

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School Reform in Chicago

Lessons in Policy and Practice
Edited by Alexander Russo

School Reform in Chicago shares the lessons learned from the city of Chicago's school reform efforts over the past two decades, the most ambitious in history, becoming a huge laboratory for innovations in areas such as school governance, leadership, accountability, and community involvement.

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School Turnarounds

The Essential Role of Districts
Heather Zavadsky, foreword by Steven J. Adamowski

The inspiration for this book was a crucial observation: that if the school turnaround movement is to have widespread and lasting consequences, it will need to incorporate meaningful district involvement in its efforts.

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School Turnarounds

The Essential Role of Districts
Heather Zavadsky, foreword by Steven J. Adamowski

The inspiration for this book was a crucial observation: that if the school turnaround movement is to have widespread and lasting consequences, it will need to incorporate meaningful district involvement in its efforts.

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