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Marilyn Crawford currently operates TimeWise Schools LC, a decision-support consulting group working with schools, districts, and state departments of education across the country. She has extensive experience in leading secondary school reform as well as in supporting reform-minded educators in a variety of roles, and specializes in maximizing school-level efficiency and effectiveness in use of secondary resources. She has a PhD in education leadership from Vanderbilt University, and is joint author of The Productive High School, a synthesis of the research on secondary education currently in publication with Corwin press. Eleanor Dougherty is senior associate with the Education Trust, a non-profit organization in Washington D.C. that serves education communities in their efforts to improve student achievement for all students. She has experience as an elementary and secondary teacher, as well as teaching in colleges and universities. For the last several years, she has worked with high-poverty districts around the country in standards-based reforms.
Chapter 1 Prologue: Why Not?
Chapter 2 1 "Hammering on Cold Iron"
Chapter 3 2 Updraft/Downdraft
Chapter 4 3 What Are Artifacts and Why Use Them?
Chapter 5 4 A High School Case Study
Chapter 6 5 Analyzing Calendars, Student Schedules, and Master Schedules
Chapter 7 6 How to Analyze Curriculum and Instruction
Chapter 8 7 Creating Updraft for All—Bold, Bolder, Boldest!
Chapter 9 Epilogue: Noah's Beauty
Chapter 10 Appendix: Collecting Information
Chapter 11 About the Authors