Teachers often receive "effective" and "highly effective" ratings on high-stakes evaluations even when their principals admit behind closed doors that they're "very ineffective," a new study finds.
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July 10, 2017
June 21, 2017
A new report from The RAND Corporation on districts that are participating in the Wallace Foundation's Principal Pipeline Initiative found that districts in the initiative spent an average of $31,000 per principal, or $42 per pupil, annually on pipeline-related programs.
June 02, 2017
Gerry Brooks, principal of Liberty Elementary in Fayette County, Ky., is a social media sensation who uploads laugh-out-loud videos that highlight the lighter side of K-12 education.
April 24, 2017
The principal from Florida's Pinellas County district has apologized for suggesting a small number of white students in a predominately black school be placed in class together.
April 12, 2017
Brad Currie, who co-founded the popular #Satchat on Twitter, was chosen as this year's National Assistant Principal of the Year.
April 07, 2017
L. Earl Franks, who now serves as executive director of the Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools, will lead the National Association of Elementary School Principals, starting July 1.
April 05, 2017
eliminating Title II would hamper efforts to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act, the federal education law that Congress approved in December 2015, education advocates say.
March 29, 2017
Organizations that support and represent principals, teacher-leaders, and educator-preparation programs are calling on Congress to maintain funding for Title II, Part A and other programs that support school leaders.
March 02, 2017
District leaders will dive into sessions on ESSA implementation, developing strong principals, using social media for professional development and community engagement, fiscal stewardship, and effective use of data.
January 26, 2017
Nadia Lopez, principal of Mott Hall Bridges Academy in Brooklyn, N.Y., discusses her work in one of New York City's most challenging neighborhoods. Lopez gained national attention in 2015 when one of her students, Vidal Chastanet, told a photographer that Lopez was the person who influenced him most in life.