You Can Get There From Here : Using a Theory of Change Approach to Plan Urban Education Reform

@inproceedings{ConnellYouCG,
  title={You Can Get There From Here : Using a Theory of Change Approach to Plan Urban Education Reform},
  author={James P. Connell and Adena M. Klem}
}
This article presents a theory of change approach to planning educational reform initiatives with a focus on district level efforts. Using examples from ongoing consulting work with urban school districts, we walk through steps in a planning process that can yield a theory of change that meets 4 criteria: plausible, doable, testable, and meaningful. The benefits of this planning approach for evaluation and implementation of district level educational reform are also discussed. We conclude with… CONTINUE READING

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