Why the current incentive structure for school leaders does not support the goal of substantially improving student performance.
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July 16, 2014
July 15, 2014
The collaboration with ITN Productions addresses current issues in education.
July 11, 2014
The organization calls for greater communication between elementary school principals and pre-K programs and more training and professional development to help principals support pre-K-3 alignment.
July 10, 2014
The three-day conference will provide elementary and middle-school principals with tools to improve leadership skills and launch new initiatives.
July 08, 2014
Tuesday's announcement included news of a $750,000 grant from the Wallace Foundation to train superintendents as principal supervisors.
July 03, 2014
The Center for American Progress' report on principals is the latest to look at the support and resources principals need to do their job well as their responsibilities keep expanding.
July 01, 2014
Researchers have launched a new tool to help policymakers better analyze and report the needs of shifting English-learner populations at schools from year to year.
June 30, 2014
The National Association of Elementary School Principals and the National Association of Secondary School Principals said they support many of the provisions included in the draft of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. The changes, they said, made positive strides towards supporting principals and improving the nation's education system.
June 27, 2014
The winners of the "Innovation School Fellowship" proposed a Montessori-style K-12 school, a blended learning K-6 school, and another design that heavily focuses on entrepreneurship and student engagement.
June 27, 2014
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examines principal hiring practices in five urban districts and finds that more strategic recruitment and heftier compensation are needed to improve the ranks of K-12 leadership.