Site-Based Decision-Making


1. Vaill, Peter. Managing as a Performing Art. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 1989.
Chapter One
1. White, Paula A. "An Overview of School-Based Management: What Does the Research Say?" NASSP Bulletin, September, 1989, pp. 1-7.
2. David, Jane. L. "Synthesis of Research on School-Based Management." Educational Leadership, May, 1989, pp. 45-52.
3. Elam, Stanley, et. al. "The 23rd Annual Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes toward the Public Schools." Kappan, September, 1991, pp. 41-56.
Chapter Two
1. David, op. cit.
2. David, op. cit.
3. Smith, M.S. and S.C. Purkey. "School Reform: The District Policy Implications of the Effective Schools Literature." Elementary School Journal, 1985, pp. 352-390.
4. Fullan, M. The Meaning of Educational Change. New York, Teachers College Press, 1982.
Chapter Three
1. Elam,op. cit.
2. Ibid.
3. Tucker, Robert B. Managing the Future: 10 Driving Forces of Change for the '90s. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1991.
4. Ibid.
5. Elam, op. cit.
6. Bennet, David A. and D. Thomas King. "The Saturn School of Tomorrow." Educational Leadership, May, 1991, pp. 41-44.
7. Education Week, July 31, 1991.
Chapter Four
1. Shanker, Albert. "Schools Must be Fundamentally Restructured." Journal of Staff Development, Summer, 1991, pp. 2-5.
2. Ibid. p. 5.
3. Toffler, Alvin. Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century. New York, Bantam Books, 1990.
4. Davidow, William H. and Bro Uttal. Total Customer Service: The Ultimate Weapon. New York, Harper & Row, 1989. Also, Zemke, Ron and Dick Schaaf. The Service Edge. New York, Penguin Books, 1990.
5. Toffler, loc. cit.
6. Levin, Henry M. and Wendy S. Hopfenberg. "Don't Remediate: Accelerate!" Principal, January, 1991, pp. 11-13.
7. Levin, Henry M. Unpublished paper available from Accelerated Schools Project, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
Chapter Five
1. The list of perils contained in this chapter was drawn from the following articles on the topic by a group of seminar participants (teachers, principals and adminsitrators) in Dallas, Texas in October of 1991:
2. Fullan, Michael. The New Meaning of Educational Change. New York, Teachers College Press, 1991.
Chapter Six
1. The list of promises contained in this chapter was drawn from the same articles listed in Chapter Five by seminar participants (teachers, principals and adminsitrators) in Dallas, Texas in October of 1991.
2. Comer, James. "Parent Participation in the Schools." Phi Delta Kappan, v67 n6 p 442-46, February, 1986. The program successfully improved the academic ranking of the school from 32nd out of 33 schools in 1969 to 3rd out of 26 schools in 1984.
3. Levin, op. cit.
Madden, Nancy, et. al. "Success for All." Kappan, April, 1991, pp. 593-599.
4. Fisher, Roger and William Ury. Getting to Yes. New York, Penguin Books, 1983.
5. Sizer, Theodore. Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1985.
Goodlad, John. A Place Called School. Prospects for the Future. New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1984.
6. Wasley, Patricia A. "From Quarterback to Coach, From Actor to Director." Educational Leadership, May 1991, pp. 35-40.
Chapter Seven
1. Talico, Inc., 2320 S. Third St., Ste. #5, Jacksonville, FL 32250.
Chapter Eight
1. Davis, Stanley M. Future Perfect. New York, Addison-Wesley, 1987.
2. Ibid. p. 25.
3. Ibid. p. 27.
4. Naisbitt, John. Megatrends. New York, Warner Books, 1982, p. 209.
5. McCauley, Cynthia D. Effective School Principals:
Competencies for Meeting the Demands of Educational Reform. Greensboro, NC, Center for Creative Leadership, 1990.
6. Barth, Roland. "A Principals' Center." Journal of Staff Development, v2 n1 p53-69, May, 1981.
Chapter Ten
1. Seaberg, John J., Jr. et. al. "A Comprehensive Statewide School Improvement Development Plan Utilizing Practitioners." Paper presented at conference of National Council of States on Inservice Education, November, 1990.
2. CRM Films. The Problem Solving Series. Carlsbad, California, (800) 421-0833.
3. Human Synergistics. Jungle Survival Situation. Plymouth, Michigan, (313) 459-1030.
4. von Oech, Roger. A Whack on the Side of the Head. New York, Warner Books, 1990.
5. Fisher, loc. cit.
6. Doyle, Michael and David Strauss. How to Make Meetings Work. New York, Jove Books, 1976.
Chapter Twelve
1. Eisner, Elliott. Speech at annual convention of AERA in 1985.
Chapter Thirteen
1. Joyce, B. and Showers, B. Power in Staff Development through Research in Training. Alexandria, VA, ASCD, 1983.
Chapter Fourteen
1. Comer, op. cit.
Chapter Fifteen
1. Hord, Shirley M., et. al. Taking Charge of Change. Alexandria, Va., Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, ; Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, Tex., 1987.
2. Joyce, loc. cit.
Chapter Sixteen
1. The Change Game. Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
Chapter Twenty-Three
1. Heider, John. The Tao of Leadership: Leadership Strategies for a New Age. New York, Bantam, 1986, p. 43.
Chapter Twenty-Four
1. Silverstein, Shel. A Light in the Attic. New York, Harper & Row, 1981, p. 28.
2. Hughes, Langston. From Reflections on a Gift of a Watermelon Pickle. New York, Scott, Foresman & Company, 1966, p. 133.

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