Learning Communities and Fiscal Reality: Learning in a Time of Restricted Resources

Alan Guskin, Mary B. Marcy, and Barbara Leigh Smith. National Learning Communities Project monograph series. 2004.

This publication reviews the critical issues facing learning communities in a time of limited resources. Different approaches to designing learning communities are discussed in terms of their educational and fiscal implications. Considerations for designing sustainable learning community programs are examined.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Learning Communities in Context: The External Environment (PDF)

Chapter 2: Educational Restructuring through Learning Communities (PDF)

Chapter 3: Restructuring through Learning Communities (PDF)

Chapter 4: Developing Sustainable Learning Communities to Optimize Learning and Control Costs (PDF)

Chapter 5: Promoting and Sustaining Innovation (PDF)

Chapter 6: What's Ahead (PDF)

Chapter 7: Appendix (PDF)

Chapter 8: References (PDF)

Chapter 9: Additional Resources (PDF)

Chapter 10: Contributors (PDF)