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Daugherty, Lindsay; Schweig, Jonathan; Gates, Susan M. – Grantee Submission, 2020
In 2013, the NYC Leadership Academy (NYCLA) developed a leadership intervention--the Targeted Intensive School Support (TISS) program--in collaboration with the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) to support schools that were facing particular challenges. NYCLA asked the RAND Corporation to provide an independent evaluation of the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teamwork, Leadership Training, Principals
Gottfried, Michael A., Ed.; Hutt, Ethan L., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
In "Absent from School," Gottfried and Hutt offer a comprehensive and timely resource for educators and policy makers seeking to understand the scope, impact, and causes of chronic student absenteeism. The editors present a series of studies by leading researchers from a variety of disciplines that address which students are missing…
Descriptors: Attendance, Attendance Patterns, Accountability, Academic Achievement
Luiselli, James K., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Aggressive and destructive behaviors are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What's behind these high-risk behaviors, and how can professionals help manage them? Discover the answers in this comprehensive text, the most up-to-date compendium of knowledge on…
Descriptors: Evidence, Obesity, Aggression, Self Destructive Behavior
Smart, John C., Ed. – 1986
Theory and research on the effectiveness of college operations are covered in 12 chapters. Current research on each topic is reviewed, with attention to conceptual and methodological issues, and an agenda for future research is offered. Chapter titles and authors are as follows: "Transformational Leadership in Colleges and Universities" (Kim S.…
Descriptors: Codes of Ethics, College Administration, College Programs, Court Litigation
Crowther, Jim, Ed.; Martin, Ian, Ed.; Shaw, Mae, Ed. – 2003
This document is intended to promote understanding of democracy in Scotland as a social and cultural process that is sustained through learning as well as through political institutions and procedures. It consists of 47 short, easy-to-read papers that can be used in existing programs (for example, modern studies and social studies) or as…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Athletics