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Chenoweth, Karin; Theokas, Christina – American Educator, 2012
This is how Ricci Hall, principal of University Park Campus School in Worcester, Massachusetts, defines the job of principal: "Being a school leader is complicated. More than being about budgets or bottom lines, more than being about evaluations or meeting attendance, being a school leader is about helping to create powerful learning…
Descriptors: Principals, Feedback (Response), Occupational Information, Leadership
Chenoweth, Karin – American Educator, 1996
Describes Maryland's attempt to implement a system of high academic standards and testing in its public schools. Addresses businesses' support of new student testing plans, highlights the "Maryland K-16" educational improvement program, discusses Maryland's intent to eliminate any need for postsecondary remedial programs for high school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Bound Students, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Chenoweth, Karin – American Educator, 1999
Describes the strike teachers in Saint Paul (Minnesota) carried out in 1946 to protest poor working conditions and low salaries. These teachers stayed on the picket line for more than five weeks until they had won better school financing and higher salaries and affirmed the role of collective bargaining for teachers. (SLD)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Educational Finance, Educational History, Labor Demands
Chenoweth, Karin – American Educator, 1989
Discusses teacher training in science available from local science museums for elementary school teachers. Includes a list of science museums offering instructional products and services. (FMW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Inservice Teacher Education, Museums, Science Education