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Beyond Measure

Neglected Elements of Accountability, 1st Edition

By Patricia Holland


268 pages

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This book shows that the current focus on high stakes tests has narrowed the definition of a successful school. It demonstrates that, in addition to focusing on standardized measures, educators also need to look at other matters, such as

- what actually goes on in their classrooms

- teachers' professional development

- parental involvement

- school climate These chapters were written by school leaders who are champions of accountability but who also ask us to take a look at the bigger picture.

Table of Contents

- Foreword

- Preface

- Editor's Introduction

- Building Trust as We Build Knowledge

- Designing Effective Advisory Programs

- Building Teacher Leadership Capacity

- Supporting Teachers’ Professional Development

- Linking School Reform to School Culture

- Eliminating the “Christmas Tree School” Effect

- Engaging Families: A Study of Parent Mentoring

- The Language of Values

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