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Glazer, Joshua L.; Groth, Laura; Beuche, Blair – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: This paper considers the implications of reform efforts that rely on charter management organizations to assume operational control of underperforming neighborhood schools. The purpose of this paper is to examine the way in which changes to the education sector place enormous pressure on these organizations to both manage instruction and…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, School Administration, Educational Change, Governance
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Tamir, Eran; Yemini, Miri; Tucker, Khen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to map, characterize and conceptualize the press discourse of NGO-school interactions within public education in Israel and in England. Design/methodology/approach: The study is based on a corpus of articles published in key elite and popular daily newspapers in Israel and in England. The data were analyzed…
Descriptors: Nongovernmental Organizations, Interaction, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Peurach, Donald J.; Cohen, David K.; Spillane, James P. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine relationships among governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and the organization and management of instruction in US public education, with the aim of raising issues for cross-national research among countries in which the involvement of non-governmental organizations is…
Descriptors: Correlation, Nongovernmental Organizations, Public Agencies, Educational Administration
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Kolleck, Nina – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to address school-NGO interactions by analyzing the power of foundations -- a specific type of third sector organization or NGO in education. Design/methodology/approach: Data are collected through a quantitative survey, qualitative interviews, official documents, reports and websites. Social network analysis…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Nongovernmental Organizations, Philanthropic Foundations, Partnerships in Education
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Eyal, Ori; Berkovich, Izhak – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In recent years, third sector-school partnerships have become more common and received increasing research attention. Yet, the ethical aspects of third sector-school partnerships have not been discussed in-depth. As a result, the field lacks a conceptual framework that makes possible in-depth understanding of the ethical characteristics…
Descriptors: Ethics, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Lubienski, Christopher; Perry, Laura – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Much justification for third sector involvement in education advances from the notion that attributes from business and non-profit fields could benefit state-run public schools. The purpose of this paper is to explore this issue by examining theoretical underpinnings and expectations for third sector participation in public education…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, School Business Relationship, Public Education, Educational Innovation
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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this contribution is to draw on several recent contributions from the "Journal of Educational Administration" to reflect on the relationship between school supervision and educational leadership. Design/methodology/approach: The German context of school supervision was first laid out. A comparative analysis of all…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Educational Improvement, School Effectiveness, School Administration
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Honig, Meredith I.; Rainey, Lydia R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Districts across the country are calling on their principal supervisors to shift from mainly focusing on operations and compliance to dedicating their time to help principals grow as instructional leaders. Learning theory elaborates that such support for principals demands that supervisors take a teaching-and-learning approach -- which…
Descriptors: Principals, Supervision, Central Office Administrators, School Administration
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Aas, Marit; Paulsen, Jan Merok – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: A number of empirical studies and evaluations in Norway and Sweden shows variabilities in the degree to which the municipalities succeed in their endeavors to support school principals' instructional leadership practices. In response to this situation, the Norwegian and Swedish directorates of education have developed a joint…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Foreign Countries, Leadership Training
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Leithwood, Kenneth; Sun, Jingping; McCullough, Catherine – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to test the effects of nine district characteristics on student achievement, explored the conditions that mediated the effects of such characteristics and contributed to understandings about the role school-level leaders play in district efforts to improve achievement. Design/methodology/approach: Data for the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, School Districts, Administrator Role, School Administration
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Wilkinson, Jane; Edwards-Groves, Christine; Grootenboer, Peter; Kemmis, Stephen – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how Catholic district offices support school leaders' instructional leadership practices at times of major reform. Design/methodology/approach: The paper employs the theory of practice architectures as a lens through which to examine local site-based responses to system-wide reforms in two…
Descriptors: School Districts, Instructional Leadership, Educational Change, Catholic Schools
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Thessin, Rebecca A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand what the principal and principal supervisor each bring and contribute to their collaborative work that is consequential for the principal's learning and development as an instructional leader. Design/methodology/approach: Multiple case study methodology is used to gather data from 12 principal…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Supervision, School Administration
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Chapman, Christopher – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Historically, the school effectiveness and improvement movement has focussed its attention on "within school" factors associated with effectiveness and improvement and on the individual school as the primary unit of analysis for improvement and scrutiny purposes. More recently, research has focussed on school-to-school…
Descriptors: Educational Change, School Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries
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Rigby, Jessica; Donaldson Walsh, Emily; Boten, Shelley; Deno, Allison; Harrison, M. Scott; Merrell, Rodrick; Pritchett, Sarah; Seaman, Scott – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Research on principal supervisors (PSs) is an emerging field, and principal supervision for racial equity has not yet been studied or theorized. Conducted in partnership with practicing district leaders, the purpose of this paper is to examine current PS leadership in three districts at various points of engagement in equitable leadership…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Principals, Supervision, School Districts
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Kovacevic, Jasna; Hallinger, Philip – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to quantitatively document and synthesize the knowledge base on leading school change and improvement (LSCI). Design/methodology/approach: The authors employed bibliometric analysis to evaluate 1,613 SCOPUS-indexed documents on LSCI published between 1960 and the end of 2017. In addition to descriptive…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Transformational Leadership, Instructional Leadership
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