ERIC Number: ED546618
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Building a New Structure for School Leadership
Elmore, Richard F.
Albert Shanker Institute
In a major research analysis, Richard F. Elmore explores the problems with the structure and leadership of public education, while explaining the dangers of public funding for private schools. He urges educators to study the schools whose leaders and best practice are succeeding in meeting high standards. The report features successful efforts in districts where exemplary superintendents and principals are making it possible for teachers to offer excellent instruction. A bibliography is included.
Descriptors: Public Education, Leadership, Administrative Organization, Best Practices, Funding Formulas, Instructional Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness, Effective Schools Research, Principals, Superintendents, Academic Standards, Educational Change, Models, Commercialization, Performance Factors, Educational Improvement, Leadership Role, Leadership Styles, Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Educational Strategies, Administrative Principles, Design Requirements, Accountability, Instructional Design, Elementary Secondary Education
Albert Shanker Institute. 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001. Tel: 202-879-4401; Fax: 202-879-4403; Web site: http://www.shankerinstitute.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Albert Shanker Institute
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study
IES Cited: ED561940; ED548024