Creating Quality Reform:  Programs, Communities, and Governance.
Owens, T. J. & Simmons, J.C. (Eds.) (2002).
Boston, MA: Pearson Education.

Section I: Overview

Chapter 1.
Overview of Quality School Reform
J. Thomas Owens

Section II: School-Based Programs


Chapter 2.
A Descriptive Study of the Evaluation of Block Scheduling in High Schools
Chuck Hulick and Martin Jacobs

Chapter 3.
Effective Schools: Selected Alternative School Models
John L. Cochren

Chapter 4.
What’s Love Got To Do With It?
J. M. Blackbourn, Ned Hamson, and Joe Walker

Section III: Development of Community

Chapter 5.
The School-Community Relations Profile Model: Combining School District and Community-Based Data
Larry McNeal

Chapter 6.
Preservice Teachers: Building a Community of Learners Who Reflect Best Practice in the Classroom and Community
Joe Parks

Chapter 7.
Building a Collaborative Culture: Five Years of Growth in an Elementary Learning Community
Marcia Elliott and Debra Adamczyk

Section IV: School Governance, Leadership, and Decision-Making

Chapter 8.
Developing Leadership for the 21st Century: A Study of a Professional Development Center and Its Partnership With One School District
Marion Czaja and Joan Prouty

Chapter 9.
Participation With the Superintendent in Decision Making: A Decade of Rhetoric or Reform?
Dean Sorenson and Alan Moore

Chapter 10.
Aligning Quality and Governance in Schools
Randy Dunn

Chapter 11.
School Governance: Understanding the Past and Looking to the Future
Gregg Garn

Section V: Summary and Conclusions

Chapter 12.
Lonely Highways and the Blue Horizon: Summarizing the Quest to Create Quality Reform
J. Thomas Owens, Jan C. Simmons, and J. M. Blackbourn