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Enhancing Student Achievement

by Charlotte Danielson

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. What We Want

. We are so lucky. our children go to a very good school..
. I want to transfer to West High; it's a much better school than Overlake..

Comments like these are heard frequently, in backyard conversations as well as in the faculty lounge. Those who make them have ideas about what constitutes a “good” school, although they do not typically state these opinions explicitly. It is important, however, to do so; only if we know what specifically we mean by “good” can we hope to achieve it.

 

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