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The Road to School Improvement: Barriers and Bridges

by Ann Lieberman & Susan J. Rosenholtz - 1987

We have divided our review of school improvement into three parts. The first is about the search for what schools are like and what we have learned from that search regarding the "barriers" to school improvement. The second part deals with what we call "the effective schools" period, and the third part concerns school improvement as organizational change—the building of "bridges" to school improvement.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 86, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 88 Number 5, 1987, p. 79-98
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18986, Date Accessed: 12/3/2020 3:42:04 PM

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  • Ann Lieberman
    Teachers College, Columbia University
    ANN LIEBERMAN is the chair of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University.
  • Susan Rosenholtz
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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    SUSAN J. ROSENHOLTZ is an associate professor of education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include the sociology of teaching and the sociology of the classroom.
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