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.

Issue Backgrounder

For background on this topic, see:
Leadership

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

The Professional Development Directory features courses and resources for teachers on:
Administration
School-Wide Improvement Efforts

Get RSS Feed for This Topic Latest News

The nation's third-largest school district is mired in money woes and fights among state and local leaders about over how to solve them.
February 5, 2016 - Education Week
The Education Department's chief information officer collapsed after undergoing grueling questioning from lawmakers about his work on side businesses with subordinates, failure to pay taxes on his profits and award of a government contract to a friend's company.
February 3, 2016 - AP
A senior Education Department official is apologizing for what he acknowledged was poor judgment and "unacceptable" behavior related to working on his side businesses with subordinates, failing to pay taxes on his profits and awarding a government contract to a friend's company.
February 2, 2016 - AP
A new survey of districts and charter groups shows expansion of school-based leader roles, but not enough responsibility to go with them.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
School turnaround plans that replicate unsuccessful state-takeover models are a disservice to students, argue Kent McGuire and three researchers.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
January 26, 2016 - Education Week
Districts' human resource directors are starting to see platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn as key tools for reaching the current generation of prospective educators.
January 25, 2016 - Education Week
The organization is putting a greater emphasis on equity and racial issues, even as its bona fides as a social-justice organization are fiercely contested.
January 15, 2016 - Education Week
The new K-12 law contains checks on the U.S. secretary's authority, but the agency still has policy tools in its shed, especially in the areas of civil rights and data resources.
January 12, 2016 - Education Week
Rick Hess explains researchers' responsibilities to the public and shares snapshots of his 2016 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.
January 11, 2016 - Education Week

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented