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Singh, Kathryn – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2012
Today, more than ever, teachers must work effectively and efficiently to meet seemingly contradictory demands placed on them by society. On the one hand, school personnel are tasked with attaining and publicly reporting high levels of student achievement in response to No Child Left Behind. On the other, school personnel must ensure that students…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Federal Legislation, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership
Bridgeland, John M.; Dilulio, John J., Jr.; Balfanz, Robert – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
To better understand the views of teachers and administrators on the high school dropout problem, focus groups and nationally representative surveys were conducted of high school teachers and principals. A focus group of superintendents and school board members was also included. To help interpret the results, the authors convened a colloquium…
Descriptors: High Schools, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Focus Groups