The RAND Corp. examined an initiative in the district aimed at creating better school leaders.
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Districts around the country will welcome new school leaders when classes resume.
June 27, 2012
The New York-based Wallace Foundation's latest report offers lessons in how to get strong leadership in every school.
June 21, 2012
A group of more than 20 districts have agreed to use a set of shared "publishers' criteria" when selecting language arts and literacy textbooks and other teaching materials.
May 30, 2012
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May 23, 2012
The U.S. News and World Report "Best High Schools" rankings use federal data in part to evaluate schools, but some of that information has been shown to be inaccurate.
May 22, 2012
The president told the graduating seniors in the tornado-devastated town that their rebuilding efforts revealed the power of community.
May 16, 2012
Paul G. Vallas, who is currently the interim superintendent in Bridgeport, Conn., says a recent contract to work with low-performing schools in Illinois should not distract him from his current position.
May 09, 2012
Evaluation systems in the state tend to have just two or three categories, and are used more often to guide retention decisions than professional development, according to a survey from the San-Francisco based research group WestEd.
May 07, 2012
The guide, released by a federally-funded resource center, is intended to help state and district facilitators create or revamp their process for measuring the effectiveness of school leaders.