The case study exemplifies the difficulty of policy implementation when the policy is not designed inclusively. Policymakers need to be sensitive to a diversity of viewpoints and sub-cultures actively operating in the environment in order to develop policy that will build local capacity for increased learning and school improvement.The Elementary School is hampered by the extreme emphasis that is placed on the state tests by the external political environment. ... For example, the fourth grade teachers and the school administration are currently planning for a student council. ... to deciding what is important in writing an essay, students at the Elementary School show interest and pride in how their work is performed and how it is 140.
|Title||:||A Case Study of the Institutional Elements of a University-sponsored Charter School: Urban School Reform in an Age of Accountability|
|Author||:||Janice Marie Hansel|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|