Over the course of this class we were required to read, “Foundations of Education”. Which has shed light on the knowledge of how schools are ran, and some of the obstacles that are presented in the midst of daily operations. With that being said some chapters from the book are represented in the Student Improvement Plan of Chapel Hill High School. The chapters of the book are listed as followed. Chapter 1 Motivation, Preparation, and Conditions for the Entering Teacher, Chapter 3 Global Origins of American Education, Chapter 4 Pioneers of Teaching and Learning, Chapter 6 Philosophical Roots of Education, Chapter 7 Governing and Administering Public Education, and Chapter 12 Providing Equal Educational Opportunity also Chapter 13 The Changing Purposes of American Education. Chapel Hill High School is a school that’s providing “The Chapel Hill High School Mission is to provide a learning environment in which every student will experience success, achieve his or her fullest...
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