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The Little School System That Could
The Little School System That Could (March 2008)
Transforming a City School District
Daniel L. Duke - Author

Examines, from four organizational perspectives, Virginia’s Manassas Park City School’s ten-year turnaround.

The Little School System That Could is a story about transformation. In 1995, equipped with not much more than a vision of the quality education that urban students deserved, Tom DeBolt, the new superintendent of the Manassas Park School System, set into motion a series of reforms that tra...(Read More)
 
 
Education Empire
Education Empire (July 2005)
The Evolution of an Excellent Suburban School System
Daniel L. Duke - Author

Traces the organizational history of Fairfax County public schools in Virginia, from 1954–2004, revealing the system's record of academic success.

Despite the fact that more than one-half of the students in the United States are educated in suburban schools, relatively little is known about the development of suburban school systems. Education Empire chronicles the evolution of Virginia's Fairfax County publ...(Read More)
 
 
Educational Leadership in an Age of Accountability
Educational Leadership in an Age of Accountability (February 2003)
The Virginia Experience
Daniel L. Duke - Editor
Margaret Grogan - Editor
Pamela D. Tucker - Editor
Walter F. Heinecke - Editor

Using Virginia as a case study, examines the role that educational leaders play in the implementation of statewide accountability plans.

The insistence by policymakers and politicians that educators be held accountable for student outcomes has resulted in dramatic shifts in the responsibilities of department chairs, principals, and superintendents. Educational Leadership in an Age of Accountability explores these ...(Read More)
 
 
Teacher Evaluation Policy
Teacher Evaluation Policy (October 1995)
From Accountability to Professional Development
Daniel L. Duke - Editor

Since the beginning of the school reform movement in the early 1980's, various efforts have been made to improve teacher evaluation. Most of the initial efforts were designed to promote greater accountability. They were characterized by research-based performance standards, sophisticated classroom observation procedures, and extensive training. More recently, the focus of teacher evaluation has been expanded to include provisions for profession...(Read More)
 
 
The School That Refused to Die
The School That Refused to Die (January 1995)
Continuity and Change at Thomas Jefferson High School
Daniel L. Duke - Author

This is a fascinating, and disturbing, story of an urban high school's struggle to survive in the post-integration era of educational reform.

"Daniel Duke describes the rich history of Thomas Jefferson (Tee-Jay) High School in Richmond, VA with great attention to detail and passion. It is easy to visualize the teachers Duke describes, the manner in which the school is conducted, and the challenges it faces. Duke tells a very personal...(Read More)
 
 
The Case for Commitment to Teacher Growth
The Case for Commitment to Teacher Growth (May 1988)
Research on Teacher Evaluation
Richard J. Stiggins - Editor
Daniel L. Duke - Editor

Most evaluations of teacher performance are brief, superficial, pro forma affairs involving a few moments of classroom observation every year or two followed by the completion of required evaluation forms. Not surprisingly, much of what has been written about teacher evaluation over the past decade reflects the dissatisfaction of teachers, the frustration of administrators, and the confusion of all parties as to the proper purposes for and methods o...(Read More)
 
 
Teaching-The Imperiled Profession
Teaching-The Imperiled Profession (June 1984)
Daniel L. Duke - Author

What is it really like to be a teacher today? Teaching--The Imperiled Profession goes beyond conventional analyses, to probe the profession and various threats to its viability. Daniel L. Duke has drawn on his own and current educational research--including surveys of teacher opinion, interviews with teachers, and press coverage of educational issues--to uncover and examine a complex array of factors that contribute to the troubled state of t...(Read More)
 
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