Recommended Reading – Large-Scale School Reform

Title Author Publisher Publication Date
A Nation Reformed?: American Education 20 Years After A Nation at Risk David T Gordon Harvard Education Press 1/1/2003
Changing Urban Education (Studies in Government and Public Policy) Clarence N. Stone Univ Pr of Kansas 9/1/1998
Curriculum, Community, and Urban School Reform (Secondary Education in a Changing World) B. Franklin Palgrave Macmillan 3/17/2010
Horace’s Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School Theodore R. Sizer Mariner Books 9/23/2004
Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools Jonathan Kozol HarpPeren 6/12/1992
School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice, and Performance Richard F. Elmore Harvard Education Press 1/1/2004
The Good High School: Portraits of Character and Culture Sara Lawrence Lightfoot Basic Books 1983
The Jossey-Bass Reader on School Reform Jossey-Bass Publishers Jossey-Bass 2/5/2001
The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and “Tougher Standards” Alfie Kohn Mariner Books 9/5/2000
The Way Schools Work: A Sociological Analysis of Education (3rd Edition) Margaret LeCompte Longman/Addison Wesley 10/2/1998
Tinkering toward Utopia: A Century of Public School Reform Larry Cuban Harvard University Press 3/25/1997

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