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Appreciation is extended to number of persons for their role in
the production of this manuscript. Several colleagues concerned
about the role of context in school improvement efforts were willing
to review and critique the manuscript: George Baker, Wes Hoover,
Shirley Hord, Deborah Jolly, Sylvia Méndez-Morse, and Richard
Tompkins. Assistance in the initial planning stages was provided
by Kathleen Fitzgibbon. Although the author alone assumes responsibility
for the final document, the advice and editing expertise of Martha
Boethel was important to its preparation.
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