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Ferchen, Megan Hollingsworth – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Teacher incompetence and the identification of incompetent teachers have become major educational issues. With the implementation of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), every student is expected to be taught by a "highly qualified" teacher. Although "highly qualified" does not guarantee competent teaching, the two often go…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Definitions, Identification, Content Analysis
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Grenda, J. Patrick; Hackmann, Donald G. – NASSP Bulletin, 2014
This multiple-site case study examined distributed leadership practices of three middle school principals, using observations, interviews, and document analysis. Findings disclosed that the principals built on the interdisciplinary teaming structure to develop empowering organizational structures that promoted democratic governance. Employing…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Transformational Leadership, Participative Decision Making, Administrative Organization
Murdock, Ashleigh Barbee, Ed. – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2008
Secondary career-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Human Relations, Business Skills, Ethics, Business Education
Nussbaum, Sherri S. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
"Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" ("IDEA") and "No Child Left Behind" ("NCLB") now mandate that all at-risk students receive empirical, scientific research-based interventions. "Brain Gym" is a movement-based program designed to address a diverse range of students' academic and behavior…
Descriptors: General Education, Elementary School Students, Federal Legislation, Program Effectiveness
Perreault, George, Ed.; Zellner, Luana, Ed. – NCPEA Publications, 2012
This is the 2012 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA). This Yearbook contains the following papers: (1) Editors' Sidebar (George Perreault and Luana Zellner); (2) The Hour Glass Economy: The Social Justice Challenge for the 21st Century (Fenwick W. English); (3) Maintaining the Human Touch in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Teacher Motivation, Social Justice, Management Development
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Neugent, Lan W. – T.H.E. Journal, 2004
Embarking on a high-stakes online testing program is a major enterprise that requires planning, teamwork, communication, flexibility and good problem-solving skills. It is important to be aware of the issues that one may confront and what hurdles might have to be overcome to be successful in the job. The Virginia Department of Education…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Testing Programs, Administrative Organization, State Standards
Bruce, Lady Anne; Chandler, Mark; Nichols, Raynette; Nevill, Becky – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2005
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Time on Task, Competence
Ash, Katie; Davis, Michelle R. – Education Week, 2009
The closing of hundreds of U.S. schools in recent weeks because of concerns about swine flu underscores the need for administrators to make plans for continuing their students' education during any extended shutdown, emergency experts and federal officials say. Fears about a severe flu pandemic had eased as of late last week, but experts say…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Federal Legislation, State Standards, Emergency Programs
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James-Ward, Cheryl; Abuyen, Joy – Global Education Review, 2015
At the onset of the 21st century, the United States ushered in a new era of school accountability and reform with the No Child Left Behind Act [NCLB] (United States Department of Education, 2010). Until and unless it is repealed or replaced, this law continues in effect today, with many states now applying to renew their NCLB waivers (Klein,…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Data, Accountability, Educational Legislation