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This bibliography provides a recommended list of research and theoretical literature on school restructuring. Selected for practitioners, policy makers, and researchers, the literature is organized into five areas. Part I, "General References on School Restructuring," has sections on proposals for school reform (42 references); how schools work (33 references); and the change process (50 references). Part II, "Student Experiences," contains sections on curricular and instructional reform (58 references); methods of grouping students (25 references); student engagement (13 references); and assessment reform (43 references). Part III, "Professional Life of Teachers," contains sections on analyzing teachers' work life (26 references) and proposals for enhancing the teaching profession (22 references). Part IV, "School Governance," has sections covering policy issues and new accountability structures (39 references); school-site management (21 references); leadership (13 references); and school climate and culture (27 references). Part V, "Collaboration between Schools and Community," contains sections on policy issues (11 references); coordination of social services for children (8 references); business and school partnerships (5 references); and parent involvement (14 references). These topics reflect specific research projects conducted at the Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools, in Madison, Wisconsin. An author/editor index is provided. (MLH)

Descriptors: Accountability, Agency Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Professional Development, School Based Management, School Community Relationship, School Restructuring, Social Services, Student Evaluation, Teaching Conditions

Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 1025 West Johnson Street, Madison, WI 53706 (free); Internet: 11ynn[at]

Author: Lynn, Leon


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