About This Report

September 11, 2007 1 min read

This special pullout section is the fourth annual Education Week report examining leadership in education, an important topic in an era of high-stakes accountability for public schools. It includes a mix of explanatory articles and original research conducted by Hajime Mitani of the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, under the direction of Carole Vinograd Bausell. Christopher B. Swanson directs the EPE Research Center.

The project is underwritten by a grant from The Wallace Foundation, which seeks to support and share effective ideas and practices that expand learning and enrichment opportunities for all people. Its three current objectives are:

Leading for Learning
September 12, 2007
About This Report
Getting Serious About Preparation
A National View
Real-World Lessons
Joining Forces
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• Strengthening education leadership to improve student achievement;
• Enhancing out-of-school learning opportunities; and
• Expanding participation in arts and culture.

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