A new Bain & Company report finds that districts need to be more strategic about how they deploy leadership talent in schools and recommends adopting a distributed leadership model.
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December 30, 2015
Race, education disparities, school-leader standards, and criminal proceedings (in Atlanta and Chicago) were among the top stories on the District Dossier blog.
December 07, 2015
The first-of-their-kind professional standards for administrators who manage principals are meant to steer their roles to ones of robust support for school principals.
November 24, 2015
New professional standards for educational leaders, formerly known as the ISLLC standards, stress principals' role in hiring, developing rigorous curriculum, promoting equity, and managing school operations.
November 20, 2015
A New York City pilot program to promote diversity will allow seven elementary schools to set aside seats for low-income students, English-language learners, or students in the child welfare system.
November 06, 2015
Recently introduced legislation in Congress would forgive loans over a period of seven years for principals who work in high-needs schools.
October 23, 2015
The National Policy Board for Educational Administration approved new standards for school leaders after a lengthy revision process.
October 05, 2015
The National Association of Secondary School Principals says Alan Tenreiro has worked hard to "ensure each student in his school is known and well served."
September 24, 2015
A new report by the Wallace Foundation says states can play a huge role in setting standards, recruiting, and supporting principals and aspiring principals.
September 08, 2015
A 13-member panel of principals and education leadership experts will review the standards this month before sending them to the National Policy Board for Educational Administration.