Collaborative School Improvement (Paperback)

Eight Practices for District-School Partnerships to Transform Teaching and Learning

By Trent E. Kaufman, Emily Dolci Grimm, Allison E. Miller

Harvard Education PR, 9781612501291, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2012

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How can districts bring instructional improvement to scale within and across schools?

The authors of Collaborative School Improvement argue that districts can play a powerful part in helping schools build the capacity to engage in inquiry-based reform--but that this effort requires a shift in districts' traditional role as a professional development provider.

Drawing on case studies from three districts, the authors identify eight key practices for effective school-district collaboration. By helping districts teach--and model--an inquiry-based process, Collaborative School Improvement promises to offer powerful new support for scaling up data-driven instructional reform.

About the Author

Trent E. Kaufman is the founder and president of Education Direction, a school reform research and consultancy firm. Emily Dolci Grimm is director of school transformation at Education Direction. Allison E. Miller is director of professional development at Education Direction.