Elmore, Richard F., "Getting to Scale with Good Educational Practice," Harvard Educational Review, 66 (Spring, 1996), 1-26. Reprinted pp. 7-39 in Richard F. Elmore, School Reform from the Inside Out: Policy, Practice,and Performance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2004.


Reviews historic NSF and progressive curriculum reform projects for effectiveness of large scale reforms; examines small scale models and makes four recommendations on moving them to larger scale.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Change, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Implementation, Curriculum History, Curriculum Development Strategies


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