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.
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November 24, 2015
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.
August 11, 2015
A group of 35 principals from the southern Wisconsin area wrote to Walker last month arguing that in the current policy and political climate, districts simply don't have the resources and support to provide what they should to students.
August 04, 2015
Superintendent Meria Carstarphen launched an investigation into grade changing after an internal investigation found that one high school principal changed more than 100 student grades from failing to passing.
August 04, 2015
The Chicago school district will tap 25 high-performing school leaders who also have a strong record on school operations and community partnerships.