Leadership and Management

The latest news about leadership and management, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

Tiffany Chenier, the principal of McNamara Elementary School in Houston, laughs with 5th grade student Manaes'sh Allen, 10, during a science class.
—Marie D. De Jesus for Education Week

Principals Go to School to Study Management

A new cadre of school leadership programs emphasizes knowledge of practices from the business world. (November 3, 2015)

Spotlight on Human Capital Management

In this Spotlight, examine the factors that trigger high rates of teacher attrition, read how districts are improving the screening process for hiring teachers, and learn about creating effective recruitment and retention strategies.

Spotlight on Principal Evaluation & Leadership

In this Spotlight, explore competing models and standards for principal evaluation, read research and commentary on improving school leadership, and reconsider the role of principal supervisors.

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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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School-Wide Improvement Efforts

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Amidst a web of challenges, principals can still manage to control the "weather" inside their schools, writes Tamara McWilliams.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
A rash of student transfers was a wake-up call for Principal Rodney Fisher to prioritize his school's mission, he writes.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
The Harvard Graduate School of Education's Mary Grassa O'Neill shares recommendations for keeping principals in their jobs.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
The No Child Left Behind Act has had an impact on principalship, writes Harvard Graduate School of Education's Deborah Jewell-Sherman.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Leading a parochial school demands an engaged focus on students' sense of community and character, says Habeeb Quadri.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Principal Tim Lauer shares how he uses technology to balance extended classroom visits with his other leadership responsibilities.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
A Republican's win in the Kentucky governor's race could shake up the political climate for common core in that state, and a Mississippi funding measure goes down to defeat.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
The situation of former Alabama Teacher of the Year Ann Marie Corgill puts a personal face on the issue of who is allowed to teach and where.
November 10, 2015 - Education Week
Discord in Jefferson County over performance pay for teachers and other controversial measures leads to voters' support of recall of three conservative board members.
November 6, 2015 - Education Week
The federal government is demanding more answers from school officials about how they plan to resolve allegations of discriminatory admissions practices at their better schools.
November 3, 2015 - Education Week

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