Education Reform and Renewal

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The Accelerated Schools Project - The Accelerated Schools Project was developed by Hank Levin in an effort to improve the learning of at-risk students. The program involves extensive training in inquiry, planning, teamwork, and working with parents.
Achieving the Goals: Goal 4 - Teacher Professional Development - Achieving the Goals: Goal 4 is the second in a series of eight books being produced by the U.S. Department of Education to help inform people involved in education improvement of the myriad programs and resources that are available from the federal government to support each of the National Education Goals. The guide is intended to inform practitioners in the nation's schools and school districts and policymakers about the resources available at the federal level to support efforts to improve initial teacher preparation and ongoing professional development.
The Center for Education Reform - "Reformers unite. The Center for Education Reform ... homepage is equally useful to those dipping their toes into the reform pool and those who have been soaking for years.... While thinking globally, this site empowers you to act locally.
Center for Educational Renewal - The Center for Educational Renewal (CER) was founded in 1985 by John Goodlad, Kenneth Sirotnik, and Roger Soder to advance the simultaneous renewal of P-12 schools and the education of educators within the larger context of education in a democracy.
Center for Excellence in Education - The Center for Excellence in Education at Indiana University is an organization dedicated to helping people find the appropriate application of technology to improve teaching and learning in diverse settings. People around the globe are exploring new educational collaborations, brought to them through new technologies.
Educational Reform and Ideology
Education Reform Virtual Library - This is a compilation of sources on and off the Internet on Education Reform. Its purpose is to provide the most complete source of current information, organizations, and issues relating to education reform in the United States.
EDWEB-Exploring technology&school reform
Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (IASA) - Government publications and resources on IASA
Kanga's 2020 Vision: Home Page
National Institute for Urban School Improvement
National Paideia Center - The National Paideia Center promotes and supports the efforts of educators who are implementing the long-term sytemic school reform of known as the Paideia Program ("paideia" is from the Greek paidos: the upbringing of a child) through networks, staff development, a newsletter and other publications.

Pathways to School Improvement
School Reform Networks at a Glance
School Reform-Public Engagement Resource Center
STAR Center: Welcome
Tools for Accountability Home Page

Online Articles

Cradler, J & Bridgforth, E. (1994). Technology Planning to Support Education Reform: Information and Resources to Support the Integration of Technology into State Planning for Educational Reform under Goals 2000. Executive Summary . San Francisco, CA: Far West Laboratory. [Online]. Available:
Cradler, John and Bridgforth, Elizabeth. (1996). Technology as a Catalyst for Education Reform . Policy Brief. San Francisco, CA: Far West Laboratory for the California Department of Education. [Online] Available:
Global SchoolNet Foundation. (1996). Changing Roles and Increasing Participation. [Online]. Available:
Kaput, J. J. and Roschelle, J. (1996). Connecting the Connectivity and the Component Revolutions to Deep Curriculum Reform. [Online]. Available:
National Academy of Sciences. (1995). Reinventing Schools: The Technology Is Now. [Online]. Available:
Rossi, R. and Montgomery, A., Editors. (1994). Education Reforms and Students at Risk: A Review of the Current State of the Art. U.S. DOE Pub. [Online]. Available:
U.S. DOE. (1996). Technology and Education Reform. [Online]. Available:

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