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.

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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.

PD Directory

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School-Wide Improvement Efforts

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Adams 14 in Colorado is among thousands of districts nationwide that are trying to root out discriminatory practices that can harm students' development.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
The Minnesota Republican's forthcoming departure puts added pressure on lawmakers to come to an agreement on their respective ESEA overhauls by the end of the year.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
The city's new superintendent, Christopher Cerf, is pledging to work with the community as it moves toward regaining governance of public schools after 20 years under state authority.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
The faceoff between the legislature and governor has caused some school systems to turn to loans and reserves in the absence of state money.
September 8, 2015 - Education Week
Michelle Obama's initiative seeks to remove barriers that keep about 62 million girls around the world from attending school.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
A half-dozen White House hopefuls talk common core, teachers' unions, and the federal role in K-12 at a New Hampshire event.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu: The New Orleans charter school experience offers a model in upending racial inequity.
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Teachers need not be intimidated by administrators when working on collaboration for the future, says teacher mentor Precious Crabtree.
August 25, 2015 - Teacher
The National Association of Elementary School Principals assembled a group of early-career elementary and middle school leaders to provide insights on the day-to-day realities of the job. Here are some highlights.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week

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