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Local Control and Accountability

Local Control and Accountability
How to Get It, Keep It, and Improve School Performance

September 1996 | 136 pages | Corwin
Make your school more accountable for student and program performance. Sagor shows you how to: * Exercise your on-site authority * Make a positive impact on teaching and learning * Help yourself and your staff develop problem-solving skills * Share information critical to ensuring school success * Implement a viable reward system to recognize improved teacher performance These skills can mean real success for your school's local control efforts. Encourage your teachers to hold themselves accountable for their work's end product - a better education for their students.

Why Be Concerned about Accountability?
How Are Decisions Made Now? What Should Change?
The Three Building Blocks of Accountability
Vision Setting, Action Research, and Performance Assessment

Reducing the Risk of School Failure
Getting Major System Changes in Place
Confronting Literacy Concerns Head On
Arbitrating Conflicts over Inclusion
Gaining Support for Local Initiatives
Bringing Out the Best in Teachers and Programs

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ISBN: 9780803964129