About This Series
This report concludes a two-year examination of leadership issues in education. The series was underwritten by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and in part by the Ford Foundation. Recent articles in the series include:
For the overworked leaders of charter schools, there's little respite from demands, most of which they have to address themselves.
The central office, often overlooked in improvement efforts, can be a critical bridge to help schools.
Governors have been gaining ground in their quest to gain more power over precollegiate education.
Graduates of Teach for America came into the field as outsiders, but now are assuming leadership positions.
Leadership academies offer a new way of equipping novices and veteran principals for the rigors of their jobs.
Discussions of leadership are beginning to broaden to include finding ways to use teachers' expertise more widely.
The series is available online at www.edweek.org/sreports/leaders.htm.
Vol. 20, Issue 40, Page 14