Principal Program in N.Y.C. Linked to Student Test Gains
A new study of New York City’s vaunted training program for principals finds that schools led by the program’s elementary and middle school leaders made gains in English-language arts at a faster pace than other city schools led by new principals.
Conducted by New York University’s Institute for Education and Social Policy, the analysis looks at average test scores for schools run by graduates of the first two cohorts trained by the Aspiring Principals Program . The principals took the helm of their schools in the 2004-05 and 2005-06 school years.
Those results were compared with the performance of other new principals in the city who started...
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