Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools

Publications

Several publications were produced: 3 summary publications addressing different aspects of the research; 9 issue reports; 11 briefs to principals; a bibliography of research on restructuring; and about 70 additional articles, chapters and books published by other sources. Access to these is described below.


Three Summary Publications

Newmann, F. M., & Associates (1996).
Authentic Achievement: Restructuring Schools for Intellectual Quality. San Francisco: Jossey Bass. In-depth study of restructuring in 24 elementary, middle and high schools. Available from Jossey-Bass Inc., 350 Sansome St., San Francisco, CA 94104-1342 , 1-800-956-7739, $29.95.

Newmann, F. M., Secada W. G., & Wehlage, G. G. (1995).
A Guide to Authentic Instruction and Assessment: Vision, Standards and Scoring. Madison, WI.: Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools, Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Detailed description of rationale, standards, examples and scoring rubrics for authentic instruction and assessment used in research in social studies and mathematics in elementary, middle and high schools. Available from Document Service, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 1025 West Johnson St., Room 242, Madision, WI 53706, $9.00.

Newmann, F. M., & Wehlage, G. G. (1995).
Successful School Restructuring: A Report to the Public and Educators. Madison, WI: Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools, Wisconsin Center for Education Research.. Summary of main findings from qualitative and quantitative research in more than 1500 schools from 1990 to 1995. Available from Document Service, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, 1025 West Johnson St., Room 242, Madision, WI 53706, 608-263-4214, $9.95.

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