Leadership and Management

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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

08/20 10:11 am | New Research Organization Will Focus on Philadelphia's Public Schools | The Philadelphia Education Research Consortium, funded through a three-year grant from the William Penn Foundation, will provide research and analyses on education issues in ...

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.

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Federal reports show that many states with leeway from many NCLB mandates were cited for failing to follow through with plans to turn around their poorest-performing schools.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
Federal officials are looking more at how well students with disabilities are taught, and less on strict compliance with voluminous regulations.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
The U.S. Supreme Court stopped short of reversing a key precedent allowing public-worker unions to charge "agency fees" to nonmembers.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
The justices dealt with several cases of interest to educators, including disputes involving race in college admissions, prayers at government meetings, and more.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
Model standards used nationwide to prepare, guide, and evaluate school leaders—including principals, their supervisors, and superintendents—are being revised to reflect the jobs' changing roles.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
Report is the third post mortem on last year's closures, which shut down 49 schools and affected nearly 12,000 students.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
President Obama's pledge to improve schools for 50,000 Native American students comes after years of scathing reports and complaints about the Bureau of Indian Education.
July 8, 2014 - Education Week
From sexual harassment to the glass ceiling, the challenges women face in the workplace are suddenly front and center in the educational technology world.
July 3, 2014 - Education Week

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