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Nordgren, R. D. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
School reform in the past several decades has taken a "modernist" bent in that it has focused on quantitatively based accountability systems modeled after business (Ravitch, 2013; Tienken & Orlich, 2013). The author uses a model devised by a Finnish scholar to demonstrate that 1) these reforms are indeed modernist, and 2) the private…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Educational Change, Accountability, Privatization
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Erickson, Deborah E. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
Every two years, institutions sponsoring credentialing programs in California are required to submit a detailed biennial report, which includes data on at least four key assessments showing 1) candidate competence and/or 2) program efficacy. This article reports the types of assessments used from 25 institutions that completed biennial reports for…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Annual Reports, Testing Programs, Credentials
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Hayes, Kathryn N. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
Although a growing body of work addresses the current role of neoliberalism in displacing democratic equality as a goal of public education, attempts to parse such impacts rarely draw from historical accounts. At least one tenet of neoliberalism--the application of business models to public institutions--was also pervasive at the turn of the 20th…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Business, Models, Science Education
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Jones, Albert; Shindler, John – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
Many educators view school climate and student achievement as separate considerations. For some, the idea of promoting a high quality climate can seem like a luxury in the face of the current high stakes assessment climate in which student achievement gains are the paramount consideration. However, the results of this study suggest that climate…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Academic Achievement, High Stakes Tests, Correlation
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Gray, Mariama Smith – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
In this article, I explore how discriminatory adult practices disproportionately involve Latino boys in the juvenile justice system. I use the critical methodologies of critical ethnography, critical discourse analysis and Critical Race Theory (CRT) to provide a race-centered analysis of decision-making in student discipline. My findings reveal…
Descriptors: Males, Discipline Policy, Race, Critical Theory
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Arriaza, Gilberto – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This article outlines the need of infusing critical discourse analysis into the preparation and support of prospective school leaders. It argues that in the process of school transformation, the school leader must possess the ability to self-reflect on his/her language and understand the potential power of language as a means that may support or…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Leadership, Leadership Training, Administrator Education
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Whitenack, David – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper highlights the importance of school principals in English Learners' academic achievement in the age of the Common Core State Standards. Revising the curriculum of administrator preparation programs to include a greater emphasis on curriculum and instruction is one approach to enhancing principal leadership for English Leaners. Another…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, English (Second Language), Academic Achievement
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Dailey, Ardella – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
The central assumption of this paper is that the use of autoethnography is the best approach to obtain a deeper understanding of the political context, organizational culture, and complex dynamics of a person's lived experience in a leadership position. The central narrative follows the accounts documented through systematic journaling, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Superintendents, Reflection, Ethnography
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Brooke-Garza, Elizabeth – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Two-way bilingual immersion (TWBI) programs have demonstrated great success in improving Latino English learners' educational outcomes. Nevertheless, TWBI classrooms are not immune to the greater power dynamics and influences of United States society. This Participatory Action Research study brought together eight two-way bilingual immersion…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Bilingual Education Programs, Immersion Programs, Educational Benefits
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Dunlap, Jody; Li, Jinyi; Kladifko, Robert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Purpose: With the increasing need for well-­-prepared and leading practitioners in the field of education as well as the renewed efforts to further distinguish the EdD from the PhD in higher education in recent years, the curriculum of EdD programs nationwide has been questioned and criticized for its disconnection from the needs of leading…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Minimum Competencies, School Effectiveness, Relevance (Education)
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Kearney, W. Sean; Valadez, Albert – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This paper presents a newly implemented model of principal preparation at a public university in the southwestern United States. The authors begin by identifying a number of innovative practices currently being carried out within educational administration programs across the United States. Informed by the context of these national models, the…
Descriptors: Principals, School Districts, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Design
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Celoria, Davide; Roberson, Ingrid – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study examines new principal coaching as an induction process and explores the emotional dimensions of educational leadership. Twelve principal coaches and new principals--six of each--participated in this qualitative study that employed emergent coding (Creswell, 2008; Denzin, 2005; Glaser & Strauss, 1998; Spradley, 1979). The major…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Coaching (Performance), Staff Orientation, Leadership Training
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Burciaga, Rebeca – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This article discusses how deficit thinking is manifested through a presumption of incompetence for people of color from preschool to university levels. Examples are presented as a way to demonstrate that leadership programs can support future leaders in curtailing deficit thinking in our schools and communities.
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Competence, African American Achievement, African American Students
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Hayashi, Christine A.; Fisher-Adams, Grace – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This study surveys graduates of a west-coast university regarding their perception of how well their graduate degree programs prepared them to meet the challenge of leading for learning in the digital age, particularly in the areas of visionary leadership, student learning, organizational management, working with diverse families, ethics, and the…
Descriptors: Alumni, Leadership, Leadership Training, Graduate Surveys
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Marcos, Teri A.; Loose, William V. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
This report, the second in a series, provides comparative empirical data on current state and national university trends around the thematic strategies and constructs ten fully online Educational Leadership programs engage within their innovative designs. Our 2014 iPrincipals report provided information on how one California University…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Educational Innovation
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