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.
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April 10, 2015
April 08, 2015
Both individual and collective learning are critical to support all teachers to be their best.
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.
March 10, 2015
More than 30 groups representing school officials and educational data-use proponents have signed on to new principles related to student data.
March 09, 2015
Leadership demands broader goals, higher expectations, and blended environments are higher than ever but old practices and policies are leaving a preparation gap. Educators are wasting time and money on degrees that aren't as valuable or relevant as they should be. States have a great opportunity to create a better school leadership development system.
March 03, 2015
Eleven "highly innovative" principals told U.S. Education Department officials about leadership, dealing with state tests, and their efforts to go to scale.
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 28, 2015
"The assistant principal has to be well-rounded and understand instruction well enough" to prod teachers to foster better results in the classroom, says one official.
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 Wallace Foundation-commissioned study found that six districts it has invested in are more effectively using data to "make better-informed decisions on hiring and placing" school leaders.