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Document Number: 4099

The Promise of Baldrige for K-12 Education - Although not without controversy, efforts focused on improving quality processes based upon the Malcolm Baldrige Education Criteria for Performance Excellence may hold promise for fundamentally improving K–12 education. The Baldrige criteria address many issues other failed educational efforts have not—including leadership, systems thinking, changes in school culture, and data-driven decision making. This ACT policy report examines the information available on improving school quality through implementation of the Baldrige criteria. It is intended to provide useful information about the current state of Baldrige applications and to make specific recommendations regarding potential Baldrige K–12 implementation, evaluation, and research. (MaryBeth Walpole and Richard J. Noeth, ACT, 2002)...


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