Not by Schools Alone: Sharing Responsibility for America's Education Reform

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NOTES
1.
Much of the thinking in this section is derived from S. A. Waddock, ( 1992a), "The Business Role in School Reform: From Feeling Good to System Change," International Journal of Value-Based Management 5( 2): 105-126.
2.
See T. Kolderie ( 1987), "Education That Works: The Right Role for Business," Harvard Business Review 65( 5): 56-62.
3.
P. M. Timpane and L. M. McNeill ( 1991). Business Impact on Education and Child Development Reform ( New York: Committee for Economic Development).
4.
To simplify exposition, the term "businesses" will be used to represent any employer or institution that might serve in the capacities.
5.
See L. A. Cremin ( 1990). Popular Education and Its Discontents ( New York: Harper & Row).
6.
See Cremin ( 1990); and also his ( 1988), American Education: The Metropolitan Experience, 1876-1980 ( New York. Harper & Row).
7.
See R. B. Reich ( 1991a), The Work of Nations: Preparing Ourselves for Twenty- first Century Capitalism ( New York: Alfred A. Knopf).
8.
S. M. Davis and W. H. Davidson ( 1991), 2020 Vision: Transform Your Business Today to Succeed in Tomorrow's Economy ( New York: Simon & Schuster).
9.
S. Zuboff ( 1988), In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power ( New York: Basic Books).
10.
L. E. Preston and J. E. Post ( 1975), Private Management and Public Policy: The Principle of Public Responsibility ( Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall).
11.
There are numerous studies of this, including National Center for Educational Statistics ( 1983), "High School and Beyond: 1980 Senior Cohort First Follow-up," Data File User's Manual, Washington, D.C.; R. H. Meyer and D. A. Wise ( 1982), "High School Preparation and Early Labor Force Experience," in R. B. Fremand and D. A. Wise (eds.) The Youth Labor Market Problem ( Chicago: University of Chicago Press), 277-347; J. Johnson and J. G. Bachman ( 1973), The Transition from High School to Work ( Institute for Social Research. Ann Arbor. University of Michigan Press); all cited in J. E. Rosenbaum and T. Kariya ( 1989), "From High School to Work: Market and Institutional Mechanisms in Japan," American Journal of Sociology 94( 6): 1334-1365.
12.
W. B. Johnston and A. H. Packer ( 1987), Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the Twenty-first Century ( Indianapolis, IN: Hudson Institute).
13.
National Center on Education and the Economy's Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce ( 1990), America's Choice: High, Skill or Low Wages! ( Rochester, NY: National Center on Education and the Economy).
14.
Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills ( 1992), Learning a Living: A Blueprint for High Performance, A SCANS Report for America 2000. Issued by the U.S. Department of Labor.
15.
A. Bernstein ( 1992), "This is the Missing Link Between Business and Schools," Business Week April 20: 42-43.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Note 5
  • Chapter 1 a Context of Change 7
  • Notes 24
  • Chapter 2: The Social Fabric of Education 29
  • Chapter 3 the Institutional Fabric of Education 49
  • Notes 73
  • Chapter 4 the Realities and Responsibilities of Education 77
  • Notes 93
  • Chapter 5 Not Alone: Outside in Thinking 95
  • Notes 111
  • Chapter 6 System Dynamics of School Failure 113
  • Notes 135
  • Chapter 7 Structure as Possibility 137
  • Chapter 8 Structure as Solution 161
  • Notes 175
  • Chapter 9 Networks and Schools 177
  • Notes 198
  • Chapter 10 Businesses and Other Employers Linked to Schools 199
  • Notes 215
  • Chapter 11 Conclusions 217
  • References 221
  • Index 231
  • About the Author 241
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