Creating Quality Reform: Programs, Communities, and Governance.
Owens, T. J. & Simmons, J.C. (Eds.) (2002).
Boston, MA: Pearson Education.
Section I: Overview
Overview of Quality School Reform
J. Thomas Owens
Section II: School-Based Programs
A Descriptive Study of the Evaluation of Block Scheduling in High Schools
Chuck Hulick and Martin Jacobs
Effective Schools: Selected Alternative School Models
John L. Cochren
What’s Love Got To Do With It?
J. M. Blackbourn, Ned Hamson, and Joe Walker
Section III: Development of Community
The School-Community Relations Profile Model: Combining School District and
Preservice Teachers: Building a Community of Learners Who Reflect Best
Practice in the Classroom and Community
Building a Collaborative Culture: Five Years of Growth in an Elementary
Marcia Elliott and Debra Adamczyk
Section IV: School Governance, Leadership, and Decision-Making
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
Participation With the Superintendent in Decision Making: A Decade of
Rhetoric or Reform?
Dean Sorenson and Alan Moore
Aligning Quality and Governance in Schools
School Governance: Understanding the Past and Looking to the Future
Section V: Summary and Conclusions
Lonely Highways and the Blue Horizon: Summarizing the Quest to Create
J. Thomas Owens, Jan C. Simmons, and J. M. Blackbourn