How do educators lead schools that consistently produce excellent
results? In Leading a High Reliability
School, authors Robert J. Marzano, Philip B. Warrick, Cameron L. Rains and
Richard DuFour say the key lies in Professional Learning Communities at Work
(PLCs), a whole-school or whole-region effort in which teams collaborate in
recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better
results for students. A high reliability school embraces this cultural
In this book, F–12 administrators will learn how to transform
their schools into high reliability schools, using five levels: (1) a safe,
supportive and collaborative culture, (2) effective teaching in every
classroom, (3) a guaranteed and viable curriculum, (4) standards-referenced
reporting and (5) competency-based education.
With the data-driven instruction and collaborative teaching
strategies in this book, leaders will boost academic achievement schoolwide.