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Umansky, Ilana M.; Hopkins, Megan; Dabach, Dafney Blanca – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
District and school leaders face the challenge of designing and implementing supports for immigrant newcomers who have recently arrived in the US, speak little English, and are unfamiliar with the US school system. This study draws on 117 interviews with educators in six purposefully-sampled school districts across the country to examine the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Immigrants, English Language Learners, Student Adjustment
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Thompson, Karen D.; Umansky, Ilana M.; Porter, Lorna – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
The educational opportunities, experiences, and outcomes of immigrant students are shaped in critical ways by the districts and schools they attend. Using a context of reception framework, we draw on administrative data from two states to examine several features of contexts of reception for newcomers as a whole and for newcomer subgroups.…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Educational Experience, Outcomes of Education, Educational Environment
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Lowenhaupt, Rebecca; Bradley, Sarah; Dallas, Joi – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
In US public schools, linguistic diversity is growing rapidly with an increasing number of students who are learning English. Federal and state policies lay the foundation for language acquisition through (re)classification processes for English Learners (ELs). However, the classification process runs the risk of establishing separate services for…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Student Diversity, Language Usage, English Language Learners
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Garver, Rachel; Hopkins, Megan – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
In this introduction, we establish why school leaders must be attentive to how the organization of educational programs for English Learners impacts the degree to which they are segregated or integrated. We preview each article in the special issue and clarify the contributions that these pieces collectively make to research and practice. We argue…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Leadership Responsibility, Inclusion, Equal Education
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Garver, Rachel – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
This ethnographic study compares the educational experiences of Bangla-speaking and Spanish-speaking English Learners (ELs) served by officially identical bilingual instructional models within one public middle school. Building on theories of policy implementation and a case within a case analysis, I ask: How do EL's conditions for learning in…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, English Language Learners, Spanish Speaking, Indo European Languages
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Cruze, Angela; López, Francesca – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
We present case studies of elementary school leaders in an Arizona district with a large enrollment of Latinx Spanish-speaking students who qualify for English language development services. The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Leadership dimensions are used as a lens to examine how school leaders navigate Arizona's restrictive language…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Educational Quality, Equal Education, School Districts
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Jaffe-Walter, Reva; Miranda, Chandler Patton – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2020
Exploring critiques of immigrant segregation, this paper considers how schools exclusively serving immigrant EL students are supportive "counterpublics." Drawing on data from two ethnographic case studies, the analysis reveals how the schools are intentional communities where teaching was designed to address the unique academic,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, English Language Learners, Equal Education, Social Bias
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Hitt, Dallas Hambrick; Player, Daniel W. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
The importance of leadership in schools is substantiated, and we know that effective leaders call upon certain practices to influence student achievement. What remains less clear is how the professional backgrounds of educators may influence effective leader practice. This study utilizes data from the Schools and Staffing Survey to first identify…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Characteristics, Leadership Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Döös, Marianne; Wilhelmson, Lena; Madestam, Jenny; Örnberg, Åsa – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
This article presents a study of five schools with shared principalship. It contributes knowledge about how shared principalship is experienced by people who work closely ("close subordinates") with the shared principalship constellations. Data consists of 20 semi-structured interviews. Close subordinates describe that the shared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, School Administration, Administrative Organization
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Tessman, Darcy – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Federal and Arizona educational policies challenge U.S.-Mexico border educators to meet the diverse needs of bilingual, bicultural students while also being required to use instructional pedagogies that offer monolingual and monocultural schooling experiences. Ethnographic research captures American schooling experiences of Latino…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mexican American Education, Hispanic American Students, Educational Policy
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Filippi, John R.; Hackmann, Donald G. – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are required in most of the nation's public schools, and many superintendents have been tasked with implementing them in their school systems. Using leadership for learning as a conceptual framework, this case study examined the leadership behaviors of one superintendent in a Midwestern state, whose district…
Descriptors: Common Core State Standards, Superintendents, Leadership, Program Implementation
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Cohen-Vogel, Lora; Little, Michael; Fierro, Christine – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Recent research has demonstrated that elementary school leaders, under pressure to meet benchmarks set by state and federal governments, have begun "staffing to the test," moving to tested grades and subjects teachers whose previous students made substantive learning gains. This is particularly true in lower-performing schools or schools…
Descriptors: High Schools, Academic Achievement, Teacher Selection, Teacher Evaluation
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Kiliçoglu, Gökhan; Kiliçoglu, Derya Yilmaz; Karadag, Engin – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Educational organizations in institutionalized environments may try to reflect a legitimate image of the environment in their internal structure. However, there may be loosely coupled relationship between anticipated legitimacy and the performed actions in the schools. Thus, that lack of congruence between rhetoric and the behaviors constitutes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Integrity
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Marynowski, Richelle; Mombourquette, Carmen; Slomp, David – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
This study applies a bioecological lens to the examination of school change in the area of classroom assessment. We conducted a case study that examined the processes within a rural secondary school that supported and inhibited change in classroom assessment practices. Data collection included teacher and principal interviews, focus groups,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Secondary School Students, Educational Assessment
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Aravena, Felipe – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
The darker side of leadership is unexplored. To help fill this gap, this study focuses on the subordinate's perspective of destructive leadership behaviors. The purpose of this article is to identify the most frequent destructive leadership behaviors in small elementary schools in Chile through a qualitative approach. According to the data,…
Descriptors: Leadership Qualities, Elementary Schools, Leadership Styles, Communication Skills
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