Leadership and Management

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

Leaders To Learn From 2014

With the 2nd annual Leaders To Learn From report, Education Week shines a light on forward-thinking district leaders who seized on good ideas and executed them effectively in their school systems. (February 4, 2013)

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

07/22 02:12 pm | Philadelphia District Invites Educators, Community to Redesign Schools | The School Redesign Initiative will give parents, teachers, educators, and community organizations the opportunity to propose ideas to transform the city's traditional ...

On Performance Blog

11/14 01:21 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 comparisons, ...

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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Five education thought leaders offer their priorities for encouraging college access for all students.
June 10, 2014 - Education Week
Purchases of technologies that help power districts' administrative and operational functions have lagged, although some observers predict a rebound in the near future.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
A large amount of venture capital has flowed into education and training companies over the past few years.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
The leaders of three ed-tech companies talk about the challenges of working with K-12 schools and how they expect to see the marketplace evolve in the future.
June 9, 2014 - Education Week
Nearly four years after winning its Race to the Top grant, Georgia still has a rocky climb to the education-redesign summit outlined in the state's application for the federal grant program.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
The national teachers' union is imploring local affiliates to better engage current and potential members, and has launched a Center for Organizing to provide tools and training.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
With the programs surging in popularity, policymakers and advocates are wrestling with how to pay the costs and promote broader access to college for disadvantaged youths.
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
June 3, 2014 - Education Week
The death of a student who got sick at a school with no full-time nurse on duty has renewed a nationwide debate over the need for school nurses—even amid budget cuts.
June 2, 2014 - Education Week
With the top K-12 spot up for grabs in seven states, this year's vote could sway policy on contentious issues such as school choice and common standards.
June 2, 2014 - Education Week

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