Document Number: 3574Designs for Change (DFC) - Designs for Change (DFC) seeks to improve the nationís 50 largest urban public school systems, beginning in Chicago. DFC applies world-class research and policy analysis to develop reforms which address the most difficult problems facing urban schools. Since its founding in 1977, DFC has conducted a number of studies analyzing urban educational reforms. Specifically, DFC has focused its attention on: 1) how a broad range of reforms were implemented, and 2) their impact. This web site presents the results of their work efforts....