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Author Buchen, Irving H., 1930-
Title The future of the American school system / Irving H. Buchen.
Imprint Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : ScarecrowEducation, 2004.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  LA217.2 .B816 2004    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  LA217.2 .B816 2004    AVAILABLE  
Author Buchen, Irving H., 1930-
Subject Education -- United States -- Forecasting.
Educational change -- United States.
Educational leadership -- United States.
Description viii, 333 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-331).
Contents The record of the past -- The laws of the future -- The system of systems -- Hiring teachers -- The teacher culture -- The economics of education 101 -- Money and teachers -- Teachers and technology -- Leadership expectations and job descriptions -- Survival skills for new principals -- Principals as instructional leaders -- Models of integrative leadership -- The principal as Plato -- The principal as CLO (chief learning officer) -- The principal as broker -- The principal as outsourcer : economically driven school reform -- Parents and educational change -- Teacher-parent partnerships -- Parents and school reform -- The student-centered curriculum -- The impact of the global economy on education and work -- Competition and school choice -- Accountable accountability : curing the cure -- Research-based learning -- Optimizing curricula -- Turnaround : what education has to offer business -- Accountability and role change : persuading lone rangers to be team players -- The world citizen : facilitating a future global identity for students -- A major change takes hold -- "Who is in charge?" -- The teacher leadership collaborative : a structural scenario -- TMs (technology managers) -- The future may be in the past : creating a universal curriculum -- The principal and strategic conversations -- The MBA principal -- Principals as futurists -- The coffee network -- The educational planning clearinghouse -- Electronic partnerships -- Tiny tot independent living -- K-16 -- Small is better -- Open-ended conclusions.
ISBN 1578861357 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 54006552