The principals must meet certain performance benchmarks to qualify for the longer posts and agree to stay at their schools for three years.
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With Jessica Ainsworth's leadership, reading proficiency rates at Lithia Springs High School increased for all subgroups, tripling for students with disabilities, according to the NASSP.
May 11, 2015
The draft policy standards, which were released on Monday for a second round of public comment, apply to school leaders, including principals, teacher-leaders and superintendents.
May 01, 2015
In "School Leadership in Action: Principal Profiles," by The Wallace Foundation and PBS Learning Media, "exemplary" principals share their strategies on improving different aspects of their schools.
May 01, 2015
Feedback suggested that there were too many standards, they were redundant, and they were not aligned with what "transformational leaders" needed to do to meet higher expectations.
April 10, 2015
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act should reflect a "strong commitment to the nation's young learners," leaders from the National Association of Elementary School Principals and National Association of State Boards of Education say.
March 30, 2015
In Clark County, Nev., two principals with a record of success will run a second school as part of a "franchise," to share best practices and develop a leadership pipeline.
February 06, 2015
We look at the possible roll-back of four-day school week in Minnesota, dispute over the cost of charter expansion in Philadelphia, and supporting high-achieving, low-income students.
January 23, 2015
The chancellor will replace the Bloomberg-era networks, which were run by independent organizations, with regional centers that superintendents will oversee.
January 21, 2015
The stories explore best practices and efforts across states and districts—from Maryland to Washington state—that aim to prepare strong principals and make the job more manageable.