Saying administrative and financial challenges had become insurmountable, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards will scrap its effort to develop advanced certification for principals.
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February 04, 2014
The Wallace Foundation will spend $24 million in six school districts to lighten the load of principals' supervisors and make room for them to spend more time coaching and providing professional development to school leaders.
December 13, 2013
A survey of 1,000 principals in 14 states shows that school leaders are heavily focused on the new standards, but don't necessarily feel prepared to manage the huge shift.
November 15, 2013
A new RAND Corp. study outlines four areas in which school districts can do a better job at helping principals succeed in their jobs.
September 10, 2013
NASSP's principal of the year is Sheila Harrity, of Massachusetts
July 16, 2013
WNET released a series of videos on leadership.
July 12, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education addresses annual conference of the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
July 09, 2013
The first evaluation of a six-district, $75 million initiative to improve principal development shows signs of progress.
June 18, 2013
A D.C. charter school principal is awarded for outstanding leadership.