Trusting Teachers with School Success

Trusting Teachers with School Success

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Examining the experiences of teachers who are already trusted to call the shots, this book answers: What would teachers do if they had the autonomy not just to make classroom decisions, but to collectivelya€”with their colleaguesa€”make the decisions influencing whole school success? Decisions such as school curriculum, how to allocate the school budget, and who to hire.We envision a teaching profession that embraces collective accountability for student learning balanced with ... In the system we envision: School leadership is a joint endeavor with highly effective classroom teachers. ... (NEA 2011) In line with this vision, the NEA has made small grants to groups of teachers who wish to explore converting existing schools to a teacher autonomy governance model.

Title:Trusting Teachers with School Success
Author:Kim Farris-Berg, Edward J. Dirkswager, Amy Junge
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2012


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