Effective High Schools— What Are the Common Characteristics?

Joseph Murphy, Philip Hallinger

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Provided here are descriptions of some of the most instruc tionally effective high schools in California. Although not all of the effectiveness factors that are described were found in all schools, the authors note, taken together, the eight effectiveness factors do characterize the group of effective schools as a whole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalNASSP Bulletin
Issue number477
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1985
Externally publishedYes

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  • Education


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