References and Credits


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  • Hall, G. E. & Hord, S. M. (1987). Change in schools: Facilitating the process. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Hoy, W. K. & Miskel, C. G. (1987). Educational administration: Theory, research and practice. New York: Random House.
  • Nachtigal, P. M. (Ed.). (1982). Rural education: In search of a better way. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  • Ramirez & Castaneda (1974). Cultural democracy, bicognitive development and education. New York: Academic Press.
  • Rogers, E. (1971). Diffusion of innovations. New York: Free Press.
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Published in Issues ...about Change Volume 5, Number 4, Confronting And Managing Culture In A Changing Environment (1995)