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.

Issue Backgrounder

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District Dossier Blog

07/24 03:07 pm | Civil Rights Officials Investigating Complaint Against 'One Newark' Plan | The complaint was filed in May by the Washington-based Advancement Project, which has also filed complaints against districts in Chicago and New Orleans, alleging that the ...

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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School-Wide Improvement Efforts

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley tells lawmakers that she intends to direct more resources to the state's neediest students and push to improve public school technology.
January 28, 2014 - Education Week
Preoccupation with implementing the common core for math and literacy is an oft-cited obstacle in states to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards.
January 28, 2014 - Education Week
National organizations are beginning to create resources to help school administrators understand technology's instructional potential, and some school leaders are setting out to do so on their own.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
U.S. Rep. George Miller, leaving Congress after four decades, helped push through game-changing legislation, including the No Child Left Behind Act.
January 17, 2014 - Education Week
School technology and rewards for teachers were central proposals in N.Y. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State speech.
January 14, 2014 | Updated: January 28, 2014 - Education Week
An innovative partnership between a foundation and the schools in Syracuse, N.Y., offers a template for education change in other small- and medium-sized cities, writes Gene I. Maeroff.
January 14, 2014 - Education Week
Advocates worry that a wide range of education statutes long overdue for updating will continue to stall amid partisan rancor on Capitol Hill.
January 14, 2014 - Education Week
N.Y.C. Mayor Bill de Blasio's push for universal preschool mirrors efforts by city leaders in San Antonio, Texas, Seattle, Boston, and elsewhere to take the lead on early-childhood education.
January 13, 2014 - Education Week
Caught in the perfect storm of a sour economy, declining home values, legislative tax hesitance, and growing unfunded mandates, a school district leads a campaign to raise local tax and bond levies to save jobs and enhance education.
January 10, 2014 - Education Week
Implementation of the common standards is likely to be a hot topic for legislators in a number of states as their 2014 sessions get rolling.
January 7, 2014 - Education Week

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