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Plough, Bobbie; Garcia, Ray – Planning and Changing, 2015
This work highlights a heuristic model for professional learning while examining the implementation of a reform initiative. The researchers used longitudinal data collected from surveys to develop and fit a model of professional learning where patterns of interaction among teachers changed the discussion about English learner instruction. Data…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Change, Heuristics, Faculty Development
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Gallagher, Karen Symms – Planning and Changing, 2013
This article is a retrospective description of the decisions, strategies, and context of program changes made at the USC Rossier School of Education, related specifically to the education doctorate. The primary purpose is to highlight the change process from the perspective of the academic dean. Drawing on work in systems change and strategic…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Education Majors, Educational Improvement, Educational Change
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Davis, Stephen H.; Darling-Hammond, Linda – Planning and Changing, 2012
This article provides an overview of the contexts, the key features, and the evidentiary data--the criteria regarding candidates to engage in administrative work--for five innovative principal preparation programs. Short case studies and cross-case analysis of the sample programs are used to provide thorough descriptions. The five programs in fact…
Descriptors: Principals, Program Evaluation, Program Design, Case Studies
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Winkelman, Peg – Planning and Changing, 2012
In this study the discipline of collaborative inquiry is employed to prepare aspiring administrators to lead for equity. Educational leadership students are required to conduct a site-based collaborative inquiry resulting in an Equity Plan signature assignment. As they develop their Equity Plans, emerging leaders also participate in a…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Cooperative Learning, Educational Administration, Administrator Education
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Hoyle, John R.; Torres, Mario S., Jr. – Planning and Changing, 2008
In the report entitled "Educating School Leaders," Arthur Levine (2005) criticizes leadership preparation programs as "inadequate to appalling," citing, among other issues, the proliferation of off campus programming, the weakening of standards, and an unwillingness to engage in any measure of "systematic…
Descriptors: Correlation, Leadership Training, Educational Quality, Program Effectiveness
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Enomoto, Ernestine K.; Conley, Sharon – Planning and Changing, 2007
Schools employ educational technology to comply with pressures for greater accountability and efficiency in conducting operations. Specifically, schools use "management information systems" designed to automate data collection of student attendance, grades, test scores, and so on. These management information systems (MIS) employed…
Descriptors: Attendance, Management Information Systems, Educational Technology, Accountability
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Schwartz, Henrietta – Planning and Changing, 1991
The 1980s reforms made many promises and provided few concrete results. Systematic coordination of teacher training with student needs is lacking; the SAT provides no incentives for studying a given curriculum; and outcome expectations and performance standards are low. This article advocates creating high-quality curriculum frameworks and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Curriculum, Educational Change
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Papalewis, Rosemary – Planning and Changing, 1988
This case study aims to identify the organizational culture of an effective California school district's management style as experienced by its administrators. Questions addressed shared values, common perceptions, and beliefs. Data showed that a strong culture based on cooperative competition exists among district administrators. Includes the…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Beliefs, Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Riles, Wilson – Planning and Changing, 1972
Discusses the Serrano vs Priest decision that ruled against the use of property taxes for support of schools in California. (JF)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Equal Education, Equal Protection
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Sugarman, Stephen D. – Planning and Changing, 1972
Discusses the implications of the Serrano vs Priest decision. (JF)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Equal Education
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Hickrod, G. Alan – Planning and Changing, 1974
Draws attention to a few of the far-reaching implications contained in the 106-page opinion of Judge Bernard S. Jefferson regarding the Serrano case and the unconstitutionality of the California public school financing system. (Author/DN)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Equal Education