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The Dark Side of School Reform: Teaching in the Space Between Reality and Utopia Jeffrey S. Brooks

The Dark Side of School Reform: Teaching in the Space Between Reality and Utopia

Jeffrey S. Brooks

Published December 14th 2005
ISBN : 9781578863051
Paperback
199 pages
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The Dark Side of School Reform directly engages some of the more difficult aspects of working as an educator in a public school. This book investigates what it means to teach, lead, and live during times of ongoing and intense change and offersMoreThe Dark Side of School Reform directly engages some of the more difficult aspects of working as an educator in a public school. This book investigates what it means to teach, lead, and live during times of ongoing and intense change and offers insights which might help committed professionals better serve the needs of students as they seek to implement their own reforms in the ever-shifting organizations public schools have become. Features: .A qualitative case study that used a sociological conceptual framework to explore teachers professional and personal lives as they implemented reform initiatives in a single public school over a two-year period .Important and specific problems associated with school reform efforts and offers practitioner-oriented solutions that may aid educators in their efforts to facilitate meaningful educational change. For teachers, school administrators, staff members, professors of education, graduate students, sociologists, and policymakers.