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Can teachers own their own schools?

new strategies for educational excellence

by Richard K. Vedder

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Independent Institute in Oakland, California .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Privatization in education -- United States.,
    • School management and organization -- Employee participation -- United States.,
    • Employee ownership -- United States.,
    • Teacher participation in administration -- United States.,
    • Educational innovations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNew strategies for educational excellence.
      StatementRichard K. Vedder, foreword by Chester E. Finn, Jr.
      ContributionsIndependent Institute (Oakland, Calif.), Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.
      LC ClassificationsLB2806.36 .V43 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 57 p. :
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6797387M
      ISBN 100945999836
      LC Control Number00091200

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Can teachers own their own schools? by Richard K. Vedder Download PDF EPUB FB2

The concept of teacher-owned schools is one that needs to be yet be explored, using ethnographic participant-observations of just such schools. A better book for someone wanting to start their own school is Robert Love's "How to Start Your Own School", which is based on the actual experiences of the Wichita Collegiate by: 7.

Letting teachers (and other school staff) actually own their schools is also very intriguing. Creating stronger, competitive incentives for school success is an important policy emphasis. Richard Vedder ’s wide-ranging and inventive study, Can Teachers Own Their Own Schools?, frames several approaches to accomplishing these worthy goals.

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Despite more than 15 years of effort, it is widely acknowledged that internal reform of the public schools has produced little, if any, success. This has led to renewed Pages: Get this from a library.

Can teachers own their own schools?: new strategies for educational excellence. [Richard K Vedder; Independent Institute (Oakland, Calif.); Thomas B. Fordham Foundation.] -- This book explores the prospects for creating Employee Stock Ownership Planse for public schools.

With the needs of children driving their every decision, teachers can create successful schools where students thrive. Here, teachers who established their own schools—from public charters to private enterprises—share a glimpse of their journeys.

Kevin Sved, cofounder and codirector, The Accelerated School, Los Angeles. Area school districts like Dallas ISD and Plano ISD do not have policies prohibiting teachers from instructing their own children, but officials in those districts said they try to avoid that.

The idea that a district could own some of the truly amazing things I’ve seen teachers make, especially with code, is wrong. I will echo Ann Springer and encourage school districts and educators to have this discussion sooner rather than later.

Chris Aviles is the Ed. Systems Coordinator for Fair Haven School District in Fair Haven, NJ. Teachers are a hard-working and selfless bunch, often spending their own money on supplies for their classrooms. Fortunately, there’s a way for them to stretch their budget by getting free books for their students.

How to get free books for teachers 1. Book Bank. According to Motoko Rich of the New York Times, some teachers are moving toward a more open reading curriculum that would allow students to choose their own books, as opposed to titles from a.

One in five teachers are spending their own money on classroom supplies, while nearly half say they buy food, clothes and even soap for poor pupils, according to a.

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Ninety-four percent of American public school teachers reported paying for school supplies out of their own pocket in the school year.

Undaunted, Dusseau, an English teacher, is about to publish a book of advice outlining her approach to home schooling her own children, which includes learning activities parents can try. The First Book National Book Bank: This section of the First Book Marketplace is a centralized distribution system for large-scale donations of children’s books from publishers to schools and programs serving kids in need.

Today, the First Book National Book Bank distributes more than 13 million books annually. Professors have long assigned to their students works of which they were the author. The practice ranges from assigning commercially published textbooks they have written to having students buy a volume they have written and published or course packs made up of their own.

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They will more readily choose your book for their kids because you have created ready-made activities, which saves teachers time from having to create them. A year-old California law requiring public school teachers on extended sick leave to pay for their own substitute teachers is under scrutiny.

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The Times article follows another teacher, Lorrie McNeill, as she emulates Atwell's model in her own classroom of middle school "gifted students" at a public school in Jonesboro, Georgia.

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"Chockfull of examples, tips, and video illustrations, this masterful book achieves the remarkable feat of being both a practical how-to guide for how students, teachers, and school leaders can use student-engaged assessment, and a visionary argument for how we can invert the school reform pyramid and put students in charge of their own learning."Reviews:   And teachers in the Anoka-Hennepin school district in Minnesota created their own math textbooks (in part with resources from CK).

In having its teachers build the textbooks, the district touted the money it saved, noting too that the teachers were able to craft curriculum specifically suited to Minnesota standards.