Focusing on just one aspect of Ted Sizer's work as reflected in the operation of the Coalition of Essential Schools, Nehring considers how application of Common Principle Six (variously "diploma by exhibition" and "demonstration of mastery") can become merely instrumental if it (or, by extension, any other or all of the Principles) is taken out of the context of rich intellectual engagement in which it was formulated and meaningful.
What does CES stand for?
CES stands for Coalition of Essential Schools
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We have 561 other meanings of CES in our Acronym Attic
- Civil Engineering Squadron
- Civil Engineering Structures
- Civilian Education System (US Army)
- Clean Energy Supercluster (Colorado State University)
- Clean Energy Systems, Inc. (Rancho Cordova, CA)
- Clean Everyone's Stuff (US Air Force)
- Cleveland Engineering Society
- Clinical Engineering Service
- Closed End Second (Mortgage)
- Coalition for Economic Survival (Los Angeles, California)
- Coast Earth Station (INMARSAT)
- Code Enabling Switch
- Cognitive Environment Simulator
- Cohen Elementary School
- Collège d'Enseignement Secondaire (France)
- Collège des Économistes de La Santé (Paris, France)
- College of Extended Studies (San Diego University; San Diego, CA)
- Colleyville Elementary School
- Columbia Elementary School
- Comitato Economico e Sociale (Italian: Economic and Social Committee)
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How about the plan for the coalition of essential schools of the 1980s?
org, is editor-at-large and an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University The Coalition of Essential Schools offers 10 common principles for schools concerned with excellence--www.
School districts simply do not have the expertise to help--or, worse, actively get in the way--and potential sources of technical assistance like the Coalition of Essential Schools are thinly funded and reluctant to intrude.
Convinced that New York's vast comprehensive high schools were organizationally bankrupt, she and others from the Coalition of Essential Schools, a national school reform network, in 1992 sought the permission of the New York City Board of Education to restructure one of the city's worst high schools.
Sizer's (1985) Coalition of Essential Schools listed nine common principles which seemed to be present in effective schools across the country (pp.