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Principal Kathleen L. Decker talks with art teacher Michael Cababe at Walter Bracken STEAM Academy, an elementary school in Las Vegas.
—Josh Hawkins for Education Week

Top Principals Expand Reach to Multiple Schools

The Clark County, Nev., and Denver districts are testing a new approach to school leadership, giving successful administrators more than one school to manage. (April 27, 2015)

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.

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Amid racially charged incidents in U.S. cities, some advocacy and law-enforcement groups are taking steps to foster better relations between police and minority youths.
May 19, 2015 - Education Week
A years-long effort to revise professional standards for principals, assistant principals, and other administrators has recently led to a dispute over which key aspects of the job should be emphasized.
May 8, 2015 - Education Week
State education officials say attorney Baker Kurrus will be the new superintendent of the Little Rock School District.
May 6, 2015 - AP
As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to legalize gay marriage nationally, recent research estimates some 210,000 children under 18 are being raised by same-sex couples.
April 29, 2015 - Education Week
AASA, the School Superintendents Association, moves to end its partnership with the SUPES Academy, which has become embroiled in an FBI investigation into its $20.5 million no-bid contract with the Chicago public schools.
April 28, 2015 - Education Week
Schools that are led by teachers can be a great option for teachers and students alike, writes Lori Nazareno. Having helped launch one, she shares her advice for teachers who are interested in making their own schools more teacher-powered.
April 22, 2015 - Teacher
The Clark County, Nev., and Denver districts are testing a new approach to school leadership, giving successful administrators more than one school to manage.
April 21, 2015 - Education Week
A trio of Republican presidential hopefuls—Sens. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio—aren’t necessarily in lockstep with congressional education leaders on key issues.
April 20, 2015 - Education Week
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

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