Why Effective Schools?All children can learn Over 30 years ago, Dr. Lezotte and his colleagues Ron Edmonds, Wilbur Brookover, and other Effective Schools researchers identified the common characteristics of successful schools--schools where all children learn. The research of these dedicated individuals refuted the notion that schools had no impact on learning and, in doing so, identified the Correlates of Effective Schools. The Correlates of Effective Schools as identified by Lezotte, Edmonds, Brookover, and others are: Instructional Leadership Clear and Focused Mission Safe and Orderly Environment Climate of High Expectations Frequent Monitoring of Student Progress Positive Home-School Relations Opportunity to Learn and Student Time on Task Come join us on
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