The school mission statement : values, goals, and identities in American education
- Stemler, Steven E.
- Larchmont, NY : Eye on Education, c2012.
- Physical description
- xii, 238 p. : ill ; 26 cm.
LA210 .S716 2012
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- Bebell, Damian J.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -238).
- Part I: Background on the Purpose of School and School Mission Statements 1 Diverse Perspectives on the Purpose of School 2 The Value of School Mission Statements for Reflection Part II: School Mission Statements 3 Public Elementary Schools 4 Public Middle Schools 5 Public High Schools 6 Vocational/Career/Technical Education Schools 7 Magnet Schools 8 Charter Schools 9 Native American/Tribal Schools 10 Parochial Schools 11 Waldorf Schools 12 Montessori Schools 13 Apple Computer Schools of Distinction 14 Award Winning Schools Part III: Analysis and Conclusions 15 Common and Unique Elements to School Mission Statements 16 Crafting Your Own School Mission Statement Conclusion Index of Schools by Grade Level Index of Schools by Urbanicity Index of Schools by Percent Free Lunch References.
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- Publisher's Summary
- This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements. The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American education today - all to be better prepared to formulate their own schools' mission statements. Whether you are preparing for accreditation reviews, seeking a broader knowledge base, or are engaged in policy discussions, this practical, readable guide is packed with valuable information to help you reach your professional goals.
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- Publication date
- Steven E. Stemler, Damian J. Bebell.