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For additional information on school-college collaboration and the involvement of higher education in K-12 reform:

Books and Reports

  • State-Level K-12 Education Reform Activities and Examples and Summaries of State Initiatives to Develop Goals, Standards, and Outcomes, forthcoming. By Alex Medler. Education Commission of the States. Copies available in June 1994 from the E.C.S., 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427; (303) 299-3692.
  • State-Level Education Reform: Collaborative Roles for Postsecondary Education, 1994. By Esther M. Rodriguez. State Higher Education Executive Officers. Copies are $10 each from the State Higher Education Executive Officers, 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427; (303) 299-3686.
  • An American Imperative: Higher Expectations for Higher Education, 1993. Report of the Wingspread Group on Higher Education. Copies are $14.95 each from the Johnson Foundation Inc., P.O. Box 2029, Racine, Wis. 53404; (414) 554-2434.
  • College Admission Standards and School Reform: Toward a Partnership in Education, 1993. A report on the January 1993 conference convened by the National Governors' Association. Copies are $15 each from the n.g.a., Education Policy Studies, 444 North Capitol St., Washington, D.C. 20001-1512; (202) 624-5300.
  • Notes From the Front Lines, 1993. Highlights from the China Breakers Conference, Leesburg, Va. A limited number of free copies are available by writing the rjr Nabisco Foundation, Suite 252, 1455 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004.
  • Teach America: Results, 1993. A report of teacher education reforms at member institutions of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Copies are $8 each for member institutions, $10 each for others, from aascu, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 700, Washington, D.C. 20036-1192; (202) 293-7070.
  • A Shared Vision: Policy Recommendations Linking Teaching Education to School Reform; At the Crossroads: Linking Teacher Education to School Reform; Improving Teacher Preparation: What the Reform Reports Recommend; 1993 and 1992. Respectively, by Calvin M. Frazier, Joni Finney, and Linda Sand Guest. Education Commission of the States. Copies are, respectively, $7.50, $5, and $5 each from the E.C.S., 707 17th St., Suite 2700, Denver, Colo. 80202-3427; (303) 299-3692.
  • Linking America's Schools and Colleges, 1991. A guide to partnerships and a national directory. By Franklin P. Wilbur and Leo M. Lambert. Copies are $24.95 each, plus $4 shipping, from the American Association for Higher Education, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20036-1100.
  • Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate, 1990. By Ernest L. Boyer. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Copies are $8 each, plus $3 shipping and handling, from California/Princeton Fulfillment Services, 1445 Lower Ferry Rd., Ewing, N.J. 08618; (800) 777-4726.
  • Teachers for Our Nation's Schools, 1990. By John I. Goodlad. Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers. Hardcover copies are $28.95 each from Jossey-Bass Inc. Publishers, 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, Calif. 94104; (415) 433-1767.
  • The Same Client: Demographics of Education and Service Delivery Systems, 1989. By Harold L. Hodgkinson. Copies are $12 each from the Institute for Higher Education Leadership, 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 310, Washington, D.C. 20036.
  • All One System: Demographics of Education--Kindergarten Through Graduate School, 1985. By Harold L. Hodgkinson. Copies are $5.50 each from the Institute for Higher Education Leadership, 1001 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 310, Washington, D.C. 20036.
  • School and College: Partnerships in Education, 1983. By Gene I. Maeroff. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Copies are $4.50 each, plus $3.00 shipping and handling, from California/Princeton Fulfillment Services, 1445 Lower Ferry Rd., Ewing, N.J. 08618; (800) 777-4726.

Articles

  • "Reinventing the American University,'' Teachers College Record, Spring 1994. Copies are $10 each from Frances Simon, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th St., Box 103, New York, N.Y. 10027; (212) 678-3774.
  • Fall 1993 issue of Daedalus, the quarterly journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which is devoted to "The American Research University.'' Copies are $7.95 each from the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 136 Irving St., Cambridge, Mass. 02138; (617) 576-5000.
  • Summer 1993 issue of Educational Record, which contains a special section on higher education and the schools. Single copies are $9 each; annual series available for $25 from Educational Record, American Council on Education, 1 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036; (202) 939-9383.

Periodicals

  • On Common Ground, a new quarterly journal published by the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute, James R. Vivian, executive editor. Free copies available from the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute, Box 203563 Yale Station, New Haven, Conn. 06520-3563; (203) 432-1080.
  • Policy Perspectives, a publication of the Pew Higher Education Roundtable. Free copies available from Policy Perspectives, Institute for Research on Higher Education, 4200 Pine St., 5A, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-4090; (215) 898-4585.
  • Universities and Community Schools, a publication of the University of Pennsylvania. Free subscriptions available by writing to Ira Harkavy, Center for Community Partnerships, Penn Program for Public Service, University of Pennsylvania, 3440 Market St., Suite 440, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104-3325.

Conferences

  • The American Association for Higher Education will sponsor two K-16 institutes to bring K-12, higher-education, and community leaders together to improve student achievement in their communities. The first institute is set for April 18-19 at the A.A.H.E.'s headquarters in Washington; the second will be held from June 27-30 at the Aspen Institute at Wye Island in Wye, Md. More information is available from Nevin Brown at the A.A.H.E.; (202) 293-6440, ext. 33.
  • "Emerging Leadership Role of Urban and Metro Colleges and Universities,'' sponsored by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges. May 22-24, in St. Louis. More information is available from Judith James, the director of Urban and Metro Programs at aascu; (202) 293-7070.
  • "Expanding Partnerships for Vulnerable Children, Youth, and Families,'' a conference on how colleges and universities and child-serving professionals can work together to promote improved child welfare. Funded by the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Health and Human Services Department and sponsored by Florida International University and Miami University of Ohio in collaboration with the Association of Teacher Educators Interprofessional Commission and various child-advocacy and professional groups. Sept. 17-20, in Tysons Corner, Va. More information is available from Katharine Briar or Norma Harris, Council on Social Work Education, 1600 Duke St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-3421; (703) 683-8080.
  • "Institutionalizing Reform: Policy to Practice,'' the second equity 2000 national conference, funded by the Aetna Foundation and co-sponsored by the College Board and the Council of the Great City Schools. Oct. 25-26, in Washington. More information is available from Jean Llewellyn at the College Board; (212) 713-8125.
  • "Transitions in Learning,'' the 1994 College Board National Forum. Oct. 26-29, in Washington. More information is available from Brooke Breslow at the College Board; (212) 713-8050.
  • The fifth annual school-college partnerships conference, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education. The conference will focus on building K-16 alliances to achieve systemic education reform, with special attention to the disciplines of mathematics and history. Nov. 17-20, in Washington. More information is available from Carol Stoel at the A.A.H.E.; (202) 293-6440, ext. 34.
  • The third national conference on faculty roles and rewards, sponsored by the American Association for Higher Education. Jan. 19-22, 1995, in Phoenix. More information is available from Kris Sorchy at the A.A.H.E.; (202) 293-6440, ext. 20.


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