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Restructuring high schools for all students

taking inclusion to the next level

by Cheryl M. Jorgensen

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Published by P.H. Brookes Pub. in Baltimore, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Inclusive education -- United States.,
    • Mainstreaming in education -- United States.,
    • High schools -- United States -- Administration.,
    • Youth with disabilities -- Education (Secondary) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Cheryl M. Jorgensen ; with invited contributors ; [foreword by Virginia Roach].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1201 .J67 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL673935M
      ISBN 101557663130
      LC Control Number97020065

        About 25 percent of high-school freshmen fail to graduate from high school on time. Restructuring public education might not solve all of its problems, but it . Restructuring Schools presents conceptual and empirical models of school organization for promoting students' achievement. Papers by nationally recognized educational sociologists examine four dimensions of the educational process-school organization and governance, organization of students for instruction, classroom processes, and school-to-work transitions-and suggest methods to increase .

        In , Arizona State University announced its second major academic reorganization within a six-month period. It involved more than a dozen of its schools, colleges, and : Gary A. Olson. For example, instead of making taped books available to these students, many schools require those taught in regular classrooms to handle grade-level or higher text. Other schools do not allow students to use computers when taking exams, thus greatly diminishing some students' ability to .

        / Restructuring Higher Education. Politics. Poor students, after all, are frequently attending community colleges for free now. but high-performing charter schools . Restructuring American High Schools Join Ray Suarez and two members of the Carnegie Commission on the Restructuring of the American High School. They'll talk about the findings of the Carnegie.


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The ten papers in this collection present practical examples of the inclusion of students with disabilities in restructured high by: This book uses data from the National Educational Longitudinal Study of (NELS) to examine whether students who attend restructured high schools learn more and have access to a more equal education.

The NELS examined the educational status and progress of a large, nationally representative sample of 8th grade students, retesting and resurveying students in 10th and 12th Cited by: 8.

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Restructuring initiatives such as cooperative and small group learning, teacher teaming, site-based management, developing a core curriculum for all, schools-within-schools, reducing school size, or magnet schools are consistent with the effort to build a community of learning, but of these alone will not necessarily develop community or.

In his now-classic book The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge describes systems thinking as a “discipline for seeing wholes.” It is a framework for seeing interrelationships rather than things, for seeing patterns of change rather than static snapshots. “Systems thinking,” Senge writes, “offers a language that begins by restructuring how we think.” (, p.

69). between the high school’s scores and state’s scores, Restructuring high schools for all students book 5-year average of students ready for college in science was % less than math, % less than reading, and % less than English within QRS High by: 3.

Denise Inwood, Former Assistant Head Teacher and Managing Director of BlueSky, creators of BlueSky Education, shares some tips on how schools can restructure staff in an effective way.

A variety of reasons and pressures can lead you to think about restructuring your staff. For example, curriculum changes, changes to pay and conditions – including additional responsibilities.

example, 60 percent of students in restructuring schools qualified for free or reduced-price lunch – compared to 41 percent of all public school students, 40 percent were Hispanic, and 37 percent were African-American – compared.

Restructuring High Schools for All Students provides numerous strategies that readers can apply in their own schools - concrete information on creating a collaborative environment, rethinking staff roles, and designing an inclusive curriculum.

InKing Elementary School restructured as three smaller charter schools under the King-Chavez model—King-Chavez Primary, King-Chavez Arts, and King-Chavez Athletics.

King-Chavez Primary opened to serve students in Grades K–2, and the Arts and Athletics Academies both opened to students in File Size: 1MB. Center researchers analyzed data from more than 1, elementary, middle and high schools throughout the United States, and conducted field research in 44 schools in 16 states.

Findings. We conclude that school restructuring can indeed improve student learning. But there is no "magic bullet" or simple recipe for successful school restructuring.

For the past decade, most efforts at educational reform have centered around the school restructuring movement--the idea that changing the way schools are organized will change how teachers teach and how students learn.

Yet until recently there was very little research on the effects of school restructuring and how it actually affects what goes on inside the classroom. For the purposes of this article, however, the term school restructuring is used because it denotes the need to reassess, reorder, reassemble and recreate educational systems that work for all children.

Restructuring denotes the rebuilding of an educational system that provides quality teaching and learning for students of all races, sexes, economic backgrounds and the varied other student.

All restructuring efforts in schools require, at the minimum, a belief that Each student can and will learn and succeed.

Diversity enriches us all, and students at risk can overcome the risk for failure through involvement in a thoughtful and caring community of learners. Each student has unique contributions to offer to other learners. This book provides an introduction to and analysis of the concept of the restructuring of schools.

It includes detailed case-study material, which analyses the theory, considers the real people involved, and offers practical solutions to the problems of understanding and managing by: 6.

all students. Maximize use of buildings and land. Redirect spending from compliance and monitoring to leadership development.

ty areas that Leverage outside partners and technology. Restructuring Resources for High-Performing Schools A Primer for State Policymakers. High school restructuring and improvement plan for the Boston public schools describe the efforts of six high schools that are restructuring; the second volume includes detailed data on average daily attendance of staff and students, tomonthly suspensions by school and race, potential number of non-promoted students by school Pages: Dear High School Students, Greetings.

A few years ago I wrote an open letter to ninth graders about college readiness, trying to provide beginning high school students with a college professor’s perspective on what being ready for college really means (see “An Open Letter to Ninth Graders” in the January–February issue of Academe).As it turns out, “being ready” involves a lot.

The average teacher received only days of professional development devoted to their curriculum during the school year and days when including prior years, "Learning by the Book" found.as well as other districts with mega high schools are currently restructuring.

Each high school is creating Small Learning Communities (SLC) each with their own focus. Students will choose the SLC they wish to attend. Transferring from SLC to other SLC’s is anticipated as.

Restructuring American Education book. Innovations and Alternatives. Restructuring American Education. Structured schools, free schools, graded schools, ungraded schools, no schools at all—the conflicts over public education in America rage on, for contemporary schools have not lived up to our expectations.

Book Edition: 1st Edition.