Leadership and Management

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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.

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The challenges facing the principal profession are more universal than Americans might realize, writes psychologist Robert Evans.
March 29, 2016 - Education Week
In many K-12 systems, the jobs of chief academic officers and chief technology officers are increasingly intertwined as technology has become essential to teaching and learning.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
Despite his low-tech background, Summit Public Schools' CAO is central to the charter network's move toward customized student learning.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
When voters approved a huge technology project in Beaverton schools, it was clear that a shift was needed in the district's tech and instruction departments.
March 28, 2016 - Education Week
Lawmakers have approved a sales-tax increase designed to lift average teacher pay to $48,500.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
Acting Education Secretary John B. King Jr. answered a range of policy questions as the Senate education committee weighed his nomination to take the post of secretary.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
The diversity crisis in K-12 leadership is hurting students of color, writes Chiefs for Change CEO Michael Magee.
March 7, 2016 - Education Week
In two audio interviews, principals of color talk with Education Week about how they address bias and cultural competence within their schools.
February 17, 2016 - Education Week
The agency's chief information officer was on the congressional hot seat over allegations outlined in an Inspector General's report.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week
Here are summaries of recent annual addresses by governors around the country.
February 9, 2016 - Education Week

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