Creating a Covenant for Teaching and Learning.
Designing a Charter for Shared Governance.
Using Action Research to Monitor Progress.
Applying the Lessons of Change.
"What my colleagues have done in this book is write a guide and companion––not a prescription––for all those educational leaders (principals, teachers, staff, parents, community members, district and union personnel) who are committed to the promise of education and a fully functioning democracy." (Carl D. Glickman, University Professor of Social Foundations of Education and chair, Program for School Improvement, The University of Georgia, Athens)
"This book is more than a practical guide; it is an inspiration. Underlying the numerous strategies and examples for implementing the League′s framework for school improvement are the democratic values that inform and sustain the effort. It is a guide for both heart and mind." (Charles A. Ott, assistant superintAndent, Portsmouth School District, New Hampshire)
"A Guide to Renewing Your School connects ideas and makes abstract concepts concrete in a way that will help schools new and old create or modify a plan for implementing change and reform." (Gwendolyn M. Mayfield, principal, Leonora P. Miles Elementary School, Atlanta, Georgia)
"An essential and valuable guide to how the framework of the League of Professional Schools works. Key lessons about what it means to implement the three core requirements of the model––shared governance, covenant, and action research." (Michael Fullan, dean, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto)