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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 ...
The Role of An Ethic of Care in Instructional Leadership and the Development of Teacher-Student Relationships: A Case Study of an Urban Middle School
Federal, state, and district mandates in the current era of accountability have narrowed middle school improvement efforts to a singular focus on academic excellence at the expense of student relationships and developmentally ...
What Supports Do Elementary Principals Need In Order to Implement Teacher Evaluation?
Both nationally and at the state level, educational reform is focusing on the improvement of classroom instruction. Recently, Washington State enacted the Teacher/Principal Evaluation Pilot (TPEP) to define evaluation ...
JAPANESE AMERICAN AND JAPANESE CANADIAN SCHOOL LEADERS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: PERSONAL HISTORIES AND LEADERSHIP BEHAVIORS
Do school administrators of Japanese descent hold traditional Confucian, Buddhist, and Shinto values and do they attempt to put these values into action in their professional lives? The author explores this question in an ...