School Reform Models
The Other Half of the Strategy: Following Up On System Reform by Innovating With School and Schooling
A new paper argues that efforts to improve K-12 education need to break away from conventional forms of school and schooling with new models, and should place a heavy emphasis on efforts designed to increase student and teacher motivation.
Education Evolving, a think tank based in St. Paul, Minn., says in the January report that “system-level reforms”—such as standards and accountability, and choice and charter schooling—are not enough to bring about dramatic gains in student learning.
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