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Knight, Megan; Cooper, Robyn – NASSP Bulletin, 2019
This study explored high school teachers' perceptions of the effects of standards-based grading (SBG) on planning, instruction, assessment, classroom management, and student behaviors. Findings indicated that despite some infidelity and an initial implementation dip, systemic (SBG) changes made teaching clearer, more purposeful, and more conducive…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Grading, Academic Standards
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Nehring, James H.; Charner-Laird, Megin; Szczesiul, Stacy A. – NASSP Bulletin, 2019
This study examined classrooms in three, high performing, public secondary schools serving high need communities. Of 22 classes observed, we found approximately one third exhibited an instructional demand for 21st century skills. In many of the remaining classes, teachers appeared to apply misconceptions of 21st century skills, and unintentionally…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Secondary Schools, 21st Century Skills, Misconceptions
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Lee, Valarie; Madden, Marjorie – NASSP Bulletin, 2019
This research proposes Lesson Study as a professional development structure that allows principals and teachers in secondary schools to meet the demands of English and disciplinary literacy standards. It is a collaborative study between a university and eight schools. The essential questions is, "How can Lesson Study broaden content knowledge…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Teacher Administrator Relationship, College School Cooperation, Secondary Schools
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Derrington, Mary Lynne; Martinez, James Anthony – NASSP Bulletin, 2019
Teacher perceptions after 5 years of implementing evaluation protocols that were initiated under Race to the Top revealed attitudes about the evaluation instrument used and the nature of their relationship with the evaluator. This study surveyed middle and high school teachers in nine Eastern Tennessee school districts. Data indicated unintended…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Evaluation Methods, Tests, Evaluators
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Da'as, Rima'a; Schechter, Chen; Qadach, Mowafaq – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
The role of school leaders is particularly complex in today's "era of accountability," which involves high standards for student achievement alongside frequently changing educational systems. Research in the business field has found leader's cognitive complexity to be a predictor of leader and organizational effectiveness whereas the…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Cognitive Processes, Administrator Role, Perspective Taking
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Palmer, Brandon – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
Education researchers have continually noted the importance of the principal in affecting student achievement and school success. Despite this importance, school districts seldom use reliable methods to select principals. The purpose of this study was to ascertain the selection processes used to select principals in California. Results indicate…
Descriptors: Principals, Academic Achievement, School Districts, Personnel Selection
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Hvidston, David J.; McKim, Courtney Ann; Holmes, William T. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
The goals for this qualitative study were to examine principals' perceptions regarding their own supervision and evaluation. Two research questions guided the qualitative inquiry: (1) What are the greatest strengths of your own supervision and evaluation? and (2) What recommendations would you give to superintendents to improve your own…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Supervision, Administrator Evaluation
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Hiatt, Janet E.; Fairbairn, Shelley B. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
To improve the focus of English Learner (EL), professional development for in-service teachers who may have experienced gaps in prior preparation for serving ELs, this two-part study begins with detailed survey-based data collection and analysis of teachers' perceived preparedness to serve ELs. The data highlights specific priorities for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Teacher Competencies
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Gimbel, Phyllis; Kefor, Kristine – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
The daily demands on school principals require clear and consistent feedback, and without a mentor, a new principal may not have this type of assistance. This phenomenological study explores the perceptions of new principals and their assigned mentors in one legislated initiative, named by the researcher as the Vermont mentoring…
Descriptors: Principals, Mentors, Feedback (Response), Beginning Principals
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Counts, Jennifer; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Whitford, Denise K. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
The multidimensional issue of the representation of diverse students in special education has been a persistent and challenging concern for decades. Overwhelmingly, research outlining racial and ethnic disproportionality data have historically demonstrated stability in the overrepresentation of students of color in special education. However, the…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation, English Language Learners
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Kaplan, Leslie S.; Owings, William A. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
Betsy DeVos, the new U.S. Secretary of Education, has a reform agenda to advance school choice. Her track record includes enabling charter school growth in Michigan at taxpayers' expense with little oversight or accountability. Although an effective advocate, DeVos represents a broader policy movement to privatize American education, much of it…
Descriptors: School Choice, Educational Policy, Advocacy, Privatization
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Houchens, Gary; Niu, Chunling; Zhang, Jie; Miller, Stephen K.; Norman, Antony D. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
The assistant principal plays a key role in school success but research suggests there are differences between principals and assistant principals in their perceptions of their roles. The 2011 Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning Kentucky survey responses of educator perceptions were statistically analyzed for the statewide sample of…
Descriptors: Principals, Assistant Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Predictor Variables
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Meyers, Coby; Sadler, Jonathan – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
School turnaround initiatives have prioritized the school principal as the change lever. Little overall consideration about the critical role district leadership plays. In this study, we analyze the turnaround launch and, improvement plans of school district leaders participating in a university, turnaround program. We find that district leaders…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, School Districts, School District Reorganization, Barriers
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Pérez-García, Purificación; López, Carmen; Bolívar, Antonio – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
Our study aims to discover the degree of efficacy of the principal's performance in relation to the learning objectives, curriculum, and results, and explore the relationship among the perceptions of the inspectors, teachers, and management teams about the principal's efficacy in promoting students' learning. The Vanderbilt Assessment of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Responsibility, Instructional Leadership
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Wells, Caryn M.; Klocko, Barbara A. – NASSP Bulletin, 2018
In this conceptual article, the researchers review the nature of stress as reported by principals and suggest a means for responding to that stress with efforts that have resulted in resilience for people in numerous occupations, with particular emphasis on physicians. This article presents an argument that internal coping methods such as…
Descriptors: Principals, Metacognition, Well Being, Accountability
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