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Boske, Christa; Elue, Chinasa – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case outlines a dilemma encountered by faculty and graduate assistants in a K-12 educational administration graduate program. The case offers a detailed illustration of tensions arising when faculty were asked to increase "diversity" within their program. Faculty uncover disrupting institutional systems of domination that often play…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Administrator Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Graduate Study
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Crawford, Emily R.; Hairston, Sarah L. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case study takes place in a Midwestern, politically conservative rural community shortly after a highly contested presidential election. Like other communities, Paisano has experienced demographic change in a relatively short time. Meat processing plants and construction jobs proliferate, attracting migrant workers. One day, secondary school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Rural Areas, Undocumented Immigrants, Presidents
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Meade, Whitney W.; O'Brien, Jason – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
In this case, a child with a spinal cord injury was denied access to an afterschool care program that her nondisabled siblings were allowed to attend because she did not meet "eligibility requirements." Specifically, the independent contractor who ran the program mandated that students be able to function in an environment with a student…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, After School Programs, Disabilities
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Beese, Jane A.; Martin, Jennifer – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case involves inner city students situated within a summer program purported to meet their needs. The administrators charged with creating this program do not necessarily understand the identities of their students or the community needs and desires. This case hinges on the conflict of whether students should be disciplined for using their…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Summer Programs, Student Needs, Urban Schools
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Rigby, Jessica Goodman; Corriell, Rebecca; Kuhl, Katie J. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case was written to help prepare central office leaders who are expected to design systems and lead toward instructional improvement in the context of both educational accountability and implementation of standards with increased rigor. The intent of this case study is to encourage educators to examine the complex and multiple challenges of…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Accountability, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Davis, Natalie R.; Monroe, Xavier J.; Drake, Thomas M. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case represents an effort to connect academic learning with educational reform in real time. It describes a district initiative to meaningfully engage a skeptical community and the subsequent attempts of university-based researchers to provide further entry points into the perspectives and concerns of educational partners. What is compelling…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Partnerships in Education, Graduate Study
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Baker, A. Minor; Guerra, Patricia L.; Baray, Sarah – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
Inspired by real-life events, this case describes the start of a seemingly solid working relationship between two elementary campus administrators and its demise as the result of inadequate communication and distrust. Initially, these two leaders benefit from differing supervision styles, but these differences eventually lead to increased tension…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Compliance (Legal), Leadership Effectiveness
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Bornstein, Joshua – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
In 2011, an urban school district that had been cited for excessive and disproportionate suspension by race and disability sought to establish guidelines for Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) as a remedy. District leaders held a PBIS planning meeting that included a broad collection of stakeholders. As they discussed…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Disability Discrimination, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation
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Boske, Christa; Elue, Chinasa – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
This case outlines a dilemma encountered by faculty in a K-12 educational administration graduate program on the east coast. The case offers a detailed illustration of tensions arising when faculty discuss their graduate admissions process, their role as gatekeepers, understandings of merit, and the need for student diversity. Disrupting…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Admission Criteria, Educational Administration, Student Diversity
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Heisler, William; Hanlin, Lesa – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
In 2015, the superintendent of the Jackson County School District revised the existing nepotism policy, and, subsequently, his wife was hired to a newly created position of director of innovation at a salary nearly twice the average paid to teachers in the district. Because of community reaction, the Jackson County School Board met in special…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Conflict of Interest, Personnel Policy, Ethics
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DeLuca, Thomas A.; Novak, Joseph C.; Cocolis, Angelo – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
After being involuntarily transferred from a suburban middle school near his home to an urban school facing many challenges, this case describes a series of events that led to a veteran teacher's termination. Upon claiming he was wrongfully terminated, the case narrative ends just prior to the teacher's hearing before the board of education, where…
Descriptors: Teacher Transfer, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Dismissal, Teacher Rights
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Levy, Rachel A.; Salamon Hudson, Stefanie; Waters, Carolyn Null; Mansfield, Katherine Cumings – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
In 2015-2016, news stories from Charleston, South Carolina, and the University of Missouri, among others, motivated and inspired many people to organize against assaults on the Black community generally and Black students in particular. Similarly, Black students at Robert E. Lee High School in Virginia have come together around what they perceive…
Descriptors: High Schools, African American Students, Student Experience, Racial Bias
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Beachum, Floyd D.; Watson, Terri N. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
Nathaniel Stone, the principal of Lakeshore Community High School, was summoned to a meeting in the city. The gathering included more than a dozen influential leaders. The conversation that unfolded was, literally, unreal. Mr. Smith, a government official of sorts, called for the destruction of a social movement that was having a positive effect…
Descriptors: High Schools, Racial Bias, Academic Achievement, African American Students
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Corrales, Antonio – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
This case describes how a newly appointed superintendent implemented systematic changes across the school district to increase academic performance and keep schools open and operational. The district superintendent and leadership team were forced by the state educational system to promote rapid and drastic organizational and academic changes to…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, School Closing, School Districts, Educational Change
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Donaldson, Morgaen L.; Weiner, Jennie – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2017
This case focuses on the complexity of change and improvement within schools with a particular emphasis on the role of the principal and a science teacher leader. Although current rhetoric suggests that school improvement should happen quickly and consistently, research indicates that it is difficult, context specific, and incremental. In fact,…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Science Teachers, Teacher Leadership
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