NASDCNew American Schools Development Corporation
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Mark Berends (1999), writing for NASDC, stated that the goal was to create schools that would serve societal needs and in which the process could be evaluated based on standardized testing.
NASDC's early leaders were determined to apply a no-nonsense business approach to their efforts, to create an organization that was as lean and agile as the corporations they led.
By marshalling the combined forces of those three groups, Kearns intends to meet the following NASDC goals: achieve a national high school graduation rate of at least 90%; teach a world-class standard curriculum to all children; make American students first in math and science in the world; create a literate and skilled workforce; and make our schools free from drugs and violence.
Their design was one of the eleven chosen by NASDC. This village of 17,000 plans to turn the entire community into a school, with a Lifelong Learning Center at the hub.
Today, NASDC is in such financial trouble that many in the education world wonder if it will last another year.
The "weak treatment" effect of schools should be kept in mind when looking at the programs funded by the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC), now known simply as New American Schools (NAS).
In the lead article in the April 1994 Kappan, James Moffett has done a wonderful job of describing the contemporary version of Thorndike's forces.' In this camp are the business executives who compose the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC), the far-right conservatives who believe everything will be fixed by turning public schooling into a consumer activity, and the politicians who can't make a decision without looking at two sets of numbers, one of which must be larger than the other.
By way of contrast, consider the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC).
To finance and coordinate the design effort, the business community created the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC).
Though the efforts of President Bush and NASDC may have been well-meant, Mr.
A nonprofit corporation, the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC), was established.
In the summer of 1991, the New American Schools Development Corporation (NASDC) came on like a forest fire hellbent on identifying and putting into practice the best school restructuring ideas it could find in America.