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LEADING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS IN WASHINGTON STATE
School leaders play an important transformative role as they carry out policies and practices that support socially just education for all students. The lack of clarity around socially just leadership makes it difficult ...
Superintendents' Perceptions of District Culture
In response to the short employment tenure of superintendents in school districts, this study examined the transition of superintendents hired new to a school district. Data were collected in this qualitative study from ...
SUSTAINED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF K-12 EDUCATORS' IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ESL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
The purpose of this case study was to establish the degree to which participants in a professional development program based on strategies for teaching English Language Learners and current research about effective ...
In Pursuit of Reliability: A District Level Action Research Concerned with Resilience
As the education policies of our state and nation set the expectation for fail-safe schools, the work of High Reliability Organizations (HROs) described by Perrow and Weick can offer insight into improving leadership ...
Tackling New Initiatives: How One Central Office Supports Principals In Their Efforts to Implement New Teacher Evaluation Criteria
School district central offices have increasingly been identified as important actors in the implementation of new education policy initiatives. This qualitative case study focuses on the ways in which the central office ...
ADVOCATING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH A DECISION-MAKING PROCESS TO SELECT A SERVICE DELIVERY MODEL THAT BETTER MEETS THE NEEDS OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS
This study is a design-based research study, grounded in advocacy action research that investigates the change process. The researcher led a leadership team as they explored services to best meet the needs of English ...