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Sterrett, William L.; Hill-Black, Sabrina; Nash, John B. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
An urban middle school goes through the transformation of becoming a university-supported lab school. Drawing upon design thinking principles, the planning team cultivates a sense of shared empathy, creative problem-solving, and an ethos of curiosity and learning in a collaborative environment.
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Restructuring, Educational Change, Laboratory Schools
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Liang, Jia; Mitchell, Tamra; Scott, Jay – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Sixty-six school districts and more than 150 schools in the state of Kansas are participating in the Kansans Can Redesign Project. In this article, we present a case study of using Design Thinking as a systemic process to structure continuous school improvement. The collage of real-life scenarios presented in our case shows the integration of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Restructuring, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
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Wyatt, Lisa G.; Scragg, Benjamin S.; Stein, Jennifer Y. G.; Mishra, Punya – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
This case study, framed within a school-university partnership, highlights the tensions inherent to employing design-based approaches for educational change. The case illustrates core tensions between an abductive, open-ended, design-based approach to change versus more traditional (deductive/inductive) approaches to managing change in schools.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Restructuring, Design, College School Cooperation
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Khalil, Deena; Kier, Meredith – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
In the past decade, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) instructional leaders have struggled with how to interpret and implement K-12 standards-based education so that minoritized learners have equal opportunity to be college and career ready. An equity-centered design thinking approach can support leaders to interrogate the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, STEM Education, Instructional Leadership, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tran, Henry; Smith, Doug – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Low teacher engagement and retention are challenges faced by many schools, especially in high poverty contexts. In this case study, readers will draw on feedback and reflections provided by teachers that reflect realistic concerns current and aspiring school and districts leaders are faced with today in an endeavor to respond to these challenges.…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Feedback (Response), Case Studies, Poverty
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Novak, Angela M.; Jones, Karen D. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Gifted identification and services, like many aspects of education, are inequitable and disproportionate in favor of White students. Obama Elementary School serves 421 students: 29% are Black and 58% are White; the school's gifted program is 10% Black and 86% White. Rebecca Johnson, the gifted teacher, brings this to the attention of her…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Talent Identification, Racial Discrimination
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Viloria, Maria de Lourdes; Ramirez, Alfredo – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
This case focuses on one novice school principal's experience with an elopement incident. School elopement sets the background for this case, and in this situation, the principal sees the need to take action to increase school safety and special needs students' teacher support. The authors enumerate leadership practices and organizational…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, School Safety
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Hickman, Barbara – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
The use of social media may be contributing to violations of copyright law and can create legal challenges for school districts trying to balance ease of communication and First Amendment freedom of speech rights against compliance with federal regulations. In this case, a district is threatened with a lawsuit for copyright violation when one of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Copyrights, Computer Mediated Communication, Constitutional Law
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Kim, Taeyeon; Lowery, Charles – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
School principals play a critical role in evaluating teachers and providing feedback, but high-stakes evaluation policies at the local and state levels can create ethical dilemmas for principals. In this case, an underresourced rural school principal has to report a certain number of "ineffective" teachers to meet a requirement from the…
Descriptors: Principals, Ethics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation
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Lewis, Lisa S. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Despite legal challenges, universities are increasingly using holistic admissions practices to accomplish affirmative action and increased student diversity. The admissions committee of the college of nursing at an elite university grapples with the potential outcomes of adopting a holistic admissions process. The case offers the legal and…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Admission Criteria, College Admission, School Policy
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Johnson, Detra D.; Bornstein, Joshua – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
This case study follows a district racial equity initiative from policy formulation through implementation, and finally to the review of a high school discipline measure. The initiative had a consistent theme of addressing implicit bias. However, over time, district equity champions expanded the definition of implicit bias beyond its conventional…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Racial Bias, Racial Discrimination, Power Structure
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Gilzene, Alounso A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
As many schools and school districts across the nation consider replacing traditional behavioral management strategies with restorative practices, this case asks the readers to consider the challenges a school leader may face when attempting to implement school-wide procedural change. In this case, a school leader faced with race-based discipline…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, Social Justice, High School Students, Educational Change
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Potter, Phillip D.; Pavlakis, Alexandra E.; Roberts, J. Kessa – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Natural disasters can negatively impact students' educational outcomes and well-being. After a natural disaster, families and communities often rely on schools to foster stability and serve as a conduit to resources. Yet, school principals face many challenges, often with little guidance, in how to best respond to natural disasters. This case…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Crisis Management, Leadership, Principals
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Henry, Wesley; Grooms, Ain A.; Locke, Leslie Ann; Triplett, Steven – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
Kathleen Pitts was hired as an elementary principal with the intent of diversifying the educator ranks in a town with growing racial, economic, and cultural diversity. Upon starting her new position, Kathleen faced resistance from the staff and community. In addition, she received little support from her administrator colleagues as she forged…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Leadership, Diversity (Faculty)
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Edmunds, Andrew; Boettcher, Michelle – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2021
This case study presents a fictionalized narrative account of a university-industry partnership across a 5-year period. The case presented involves a hypothetical public research university and their partnership with a Fortune 500 company. A brief background on the history of university-industry partnerships is provided with highlights of key…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Industry, Research Universities
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