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As good as it gets: What school reform brought to Austin

As Good as It Gets

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Cuban,Larry

Source:

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., p.288 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb LB2802 .A87 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8527893

Keywords:

Academic achievement--Texas--Austin--History, Educational change--Texas--Austin--History, Educational leadership--Texas--Austin--History, School management and organization--Texas--Austin--History

Notes:

"Take an economically and racially diverse urban school district emerging from a long history of segregation. Add an energetic, capable, bridge-building superintendent with ambitious district-wide goals to improve graduation rates, school attendance, and academic performance. Consider that he was well funded and strongly supported by city leaders, teachers, and parents, and ask how much changed in a decade of his tenure -- and what remained unchanged? "