New data from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development show that U.S. principals were more likely than their counterparts in other countries to believe their students come from impoverished homes.
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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 08, 2014
Tuesday's announcement included news of a $750,000 grant from the Wallace Foundation to train superintendents as principal supervisors.
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.
June 24, 2014
Researchers at the Center on Reinventing Public Education argue that while there are real policy barriers that hamper school improvement, principals imagine more roadblocks than there are.
June 23, 2014
The National Board of Professional Teaching Standards is looking for ways to recognize the school leaders who completed its rigorous pilot- and field-tests of advanced certification for principals.
June 11, 2014
The model standards for educational leaders, while voluntary, are used nationally to define roles and responsibilities, to guide preparation programs, and to help develop evaluations. They are being "refreshed" after a period of changes in the central office that have resulted from state and federal education policies.