Interview with Dr. Courtney Robinson about the annual College Application Day at Ocean View High School. All seniors apply, during the school day, to multiple postsecondary institutions based on each student’s interests and aspirations and have experts onsite all day to support them through the process.
Michael Brosnan interviews organizational expert Jim Collins about his research on educational leadership.
Kate Rousmaniere discusses common misconceptions about principals and how they stem from the history of the principalship.
Thomas R. Hoerr argues that sometimes principals can try too hard to be “liked” which can undermine their ability to lead. This can lead to a few problems.
Roland S. Barth argues that educators need to develop and understand their visions for schools as a step toward improvement. He shares his own visions for the future of education.
Adam Bryant interviewed over seventy chief executives and other leaders to determine five essential qualities that C.E.O’s share and look for in new hires.
University professors and researchers Willis Hawley and Sonia Nieto breakdown issues and misconceptions that some educators have about dealing with issues of race and ethnicity in the classroom. They offer three race- and ethnicity-conscious strategies for school improvement, centered around understanding the diverse backgrounds of all students in the classroom. Hawley and Nieto conclude by suggesting ways that teachers and administrators can begin to develop a more responsive school culture.
Karin Chenoweth tackles issues surrounding disadvantaged students and elevates them from the classroom level to the school level. Based on research in nearly two dozen high performance, high poverty schools, Chenoweth constructs a model of how schools can reach disadvantaged students.
Education research and development non-profit Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning suggest taking these steps to improve the chances of life success for all children…
A rubric of examples of how low performing, effective, and high performing leaders exemplify these characteristics and responsibilities.