About This Series

May 23, 2001 1 min read

This two-year special project to examine leadership issues in education is underwritten by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. This week’s installment was also underwritten in part by the Ford Foundation. Recent articles in the series include:

Nov. 1, 2000
One key to instructional leadership is enlisting teachers to share some of the responsibility.

Nov. 15, 2000
Educators can learn some lessons about instilling leadership qualities from the U.S. Army War College.

Dec. 6, 2000
For the overworked leaders of charter schools, there’s little respite from demands, most of which they have to address themselves.

Dec. 13, 2000
A vacuum in leadership at the top has taken a heavy toll on the Dallas school system.

March 7, 2001
The central office, often overlooked in improvement efforts, can be a critical bridge to help schools.

March 28, 2001
Governors have been gaining ground in their quest to gain more power over precollegiate education.

The series is available at

A version of this article appeared in the May 23, 2001 edition of Education Week as About This Series