Study finds urban afterschool programs need mayoral support to coordinate services.
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A new analysis suggests ways school districts could help parents and policymakers make more informed comparisons of schools.
March 14, 2013
John Deasy, the newly reelected[SDS: neither re-elected nor re-appointed.-dv] chief of Los Angeles public schools, opened the annual meeting of the Association of Education Finance and Policy here with a call for researchers to help school and district administrators making decisions in hot political environments.
July 18, 2012
Novice teachers disproportionately get assigned lower-performing students, and districts often do not work to retain the most effective newcomers, according to new analyses by Harvard University's Strategic Data Project.
March 22, 2012
Recent research has regularly indicated that teacher coaching and high expectations for student behavior are characteristics of the most effective charter schools. In "Learning from Charter School Management Organizations: Strategies for Student Behavior and Teacher Coaching", researchers from the Center for Reinventing Public Education and Mathematica probe into exactly what those teacher coaching and behavior expectations look like.
November 11, 2010
New York City has set up cycles of reforms, research and renewal that could become the model for school systems nationwide, regardless of what people think of the specific initiatives of Children First.
October 27, 2010
Districts in need of turnaround principals can push local universities to provide better leadership training with a combination of tighter hiring standards, collaboration and sometimes competing training programs, a new Wallace Foundation report shows
August 19, 2010
An evaluation takes a sober, second look at the comprehensive, and controversial, school reforms San Diego tried out earlier this decade.
October 22, 2009
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June 17, 2009
A leadership expert from across the pond says a "lingering culture of heroism" is pressuring school leaders to live up to unrealistic demands.