The existing body of CSR literature in IBs focuses on either the level of CSRD
Table 3 shows that CSRD
is quite similar to the real existent.
On September 2, the CSRD
president approved the draft constitution submitted by the NCC; on October 1, he signed a decree calling voters for a constitutional referendum on October 31.
of Parksville, BC, was called to assist the CSRD
with the detailed design of what would now cost the district about $1.
Under the auspices of CSRD
, many programs tout evidence of their evaluation.
To qualify for CSRD
funds, schools must select or develop a program that thoughtfully integrates such key elements as curriculum and instruction, student assessment, teacher professional development, parent involvement, and school management (US Department of Education 1998).
Many of the improvement programs mentioned in the CSRD
legislation and guidance -- such as Success for All/Roots and Wings, Accelerated Schools, High Schools That Work, and the Modern Red Schoolhouse -- can point to affiliated schools that have made substantial improvements in operations and student performance.
Recent scores on the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) reading test for grade 3 in Washington reveal that, for 13 schools with CSRD
grants that are using SFA, the percentage of students in the lowest quartile of ITBS actually increased 1% between 1999 and 2000.
The four objectives evaluated were: CSRD
schools will demonstrate differences in the classroom learning environment compared to non-CSRD
schools will have a better school climate; teachers from CSRD
schools will have positive opinions about the effectiveness of the CSRD
model; and CSRD
schools will show more growth in student achievement than traditional schools.
grants and the Abbott decision, among other more local policy decisions along similar lines, are harbingers of genuine change in school reform.
of complete manuscript on algorithms and applications to Peng-Chung Yew, CSRD
, 305 Talbot Lab.
We ask the population to remain calm and to stay united around the ideals of the CSRD
which will be able to make Niger an example of democracy and good governance, in keeping with other countries and the price of peace and stability," Karimou said.