Systemic Renewal Resources


Horner, R. H., Sugai, G., & Anderson, C. M. (2011).  Examining the Evidence Base for School-Wide Positive Behavior Support. Focus on Exceptional Children, 42(8), 1-14.
School Climate Through Students' Eyes. (2010).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Graduation and Collaboration Coaches: Working Effectively Together. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Strategic Planning to Improve the Graduation Rate. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Heppen, J. B., & Therriault, S. B. (2008).  Developing Early Warning Systems to Identify Potential High School Dropouts. Issue Brief. National High School Center.
From At-Risk to Academic Excellence: What Successful Leaders Do. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
The Role of the Principal in Dropout Prevention. (2008).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Fairbanks, S., Sugai, G., Guardino, D., & Lathrop, M. (2007).  Response to Intervention: Examining Classroom Behavior Support in Second Grade. Exceptional Children, 73(3), 288-310.
A Framework for Success for All Students. (2006).   New York, NY : Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Cicchinelli, L., Dean, C., Galvin, M., Goodwin, B., & Parsley, D. (2006).  Success in sight: A comprehensive approach to school improvement. Denver, CO : Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL).
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Duttweiler, P. C. (2004).  Systemic renewal: What works?. In J. Smink & F. P. Schargel (Eds.), Helping students graduate: A strategic approach to dropout prevention (pp. 55-63). Larchmont, NY : Eye on Education.
Molnar, A. (2002).  School reform proposals: The research evidence. Tempe, AZ : Education Policy Research Unit (EPRU), Education Policy Studies Laboratory College of Education, Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Arizona State University.
Lewis, A. (2001).  Add it up: Using research to improve minority education for low-income and minority students. Washington, DC : Poverty and Race Research Action Council (PRRAC). Retrieved February 26, 2010, from:
Berends, M., Kirby, S. N., Naftel, S., & McKelvey, C. (2001).  Implementation and performance in New American Schools: Three years into scale-up. Santa Monica, CA : The RAND Corporation. Retrieved February 26, 2010, from:

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