Leadership and Management

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Leaders To Learn From

Education Week's annual Leaders To Learn From report shines a light on forward-thinking district leaders who seize on good ideas and execute them well in their school systems. Learn more and get a sneak peak at four of the leaders to be featured in the 2015 report.

Spotlight on Principals

Principals have long been seen as important to the success of schools. This Spotlight takes a closer look at effective school leadership and the challenges principals face.

Spotlight on Charter School Leadership

Successful charter schools come in many flavors, but many are especially concerned with developing effective leadership. This Spotlight examines the ways schools cultivate new leaders and the many strengths and skills those leaders must draw upon.

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District Dossier Blog

07/11 03:21 pm | The State of Public Education; The State of Movements for Human Rights | As I announced yesterday, we are moving this blog to a new livelier format at Participatory Democracy and Public Education.  I want to take the opportunity of this last blog ...

On Performance Blog

11/14 01:24 pm | A Farewell | When I started this blog two years ago, I set out to learn what performance means in education. I've focused on teacher and principal evaluation, on international ...

On-Demand Webinar

Revealing How Education Leaders Can Work Together on Common-Standards Implementation
In this webinar, our guests provided principals and district leaders with resources to guide them in effective leadership during common core implementation.

PD Directory

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Most of the former educators convicted in a cheating scandal will remain free on bond while they appeal.
April 17, 2015 - Education Week
Oregon schools chief Rob Saxton resigned after nearly three years as the state's first appointed head of public schools.
April 9, 2015 - Education Week
The conviction of 11 former educators on state racketeering charges that could land them behind bars has ignited debate about whether the punishment fits the crime.
April 8, 2015 - Education Week
Washington's first charter school is being given one last chance to fix its problems.
April 2, 2015 - AP
When a school superintendent leaves the position, or is fired, it can complicate a district's relationship with private funders that make heavy investments in a variety of school improvement efforts.
March 31, 2015 - Education Week
The spending plan would place increased weight on standardized test scores in teachers' evaluations and make it harder for teachers to earn tenure.
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
Enacting policies that support and encourage district and school-level student-engagement efforts should be a priority, says the National Association of State Boards of Education.
March 24, 2015 - Education Week
Hands-on, technology-enhanced learning can help students become more interested and involved in the political process, writes Jean MacCormack.
March 17, 2015 - Education Week
The CAO of the Aurora, Colo., public schools describes how a change in the district's organizational structure has had a positive impact on student achievement and teacher effectiveness.
March 16, 2015 - Education Week
The CAO and accountability officer for the Kansas City, Mo., schools talks about setting goals and monitoring progress for a district that lost its accreditation in 2012.
March 16, 2015 - Education Week

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