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Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Providence, RI 02912
AISR develops, shares, and acts on knowledge that improves the conditions
and outcomes of schooling in America, especially in urban communities
and in schools serving disadvantaged children. They have a number
initiatives in professional development, leadership, accountability,
reform, and other areas.
The Coalition for Essential Schools
The Coalition of Essential Schools is a network of national
schools committed to student achievement though school design, classroom
practice, achievement, and community involvement.
Comer School Development Program
The Comer School Development program at Yale University Child
Study Center is dedicated to providing support for teachers and
schools as they organize their schools to support healthy development
of children. The Web site provides background and select research.
National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching
NCREST supports restructuring of school efforts and works to help
schools become learner-centered by focusing on the needs of learners
in school organization, governance, and pedagogy; knowledge-based,
by restructuring teacher learning and professional development;
and responsible and responsive, by restructuring accountability
and assessment practices.
New American Schools
1560 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 901
Arlington, Virginia 22209
New American Schools is a research-based organization that helps
schools with systemic and comprehensive school reform by working
with entire school community educators, students, parents,
administrators, researchers, and business leaders.
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