Making transformative changes in education has risks that are inherent in any change process. The activities within a Transformation Zone can mitigate the risks while building capacity to improve education substantially. This policy brief would be most useful to program administrators and state staff looking at Transformation Zones as a way to chance their organizations to support the implementation of evidence-based practices and other innovations.
Fixsen, D., Blase, K., & Van Dyke, M. (2012). From Ghost Systems to Host Systems via Transformation Zones. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.