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New Leaders, 2019
Despite a growing research base on the need for and value of instructionally-focused principal supervisors, few states have addressed principal supervisors in their plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). In those plans that include strategies pertaining to principal supervisors, there is limited detail. This resource highlights…
Descriptors: Principals, Supervisors, Supervision, Federal Legislation
New Leaders, 2018
In their plans to carry out the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states universally recognize what New Leaders has long known: "leadership changes everything." In fact, every single state has committed to directing some portion of its federal funding into investments in leadership--from teacher leaders to principals and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Leadership
New Leaders, 2018
As officials and advocates across the country work together to ensure that all students get the outstanding education they need for success in school and life, many states are investing in school leadership as a cost-efficient, scalable strategy to strengthen teaching, accelerate learning, transform schools, and advance educational equity. This…
Descriptors: Leadership, School Districts, Local Government, Leadership Styles
New Leaders, 2017
Any organization--a small business or start-up, a large established company, a nonprofit, and every level of government--depends on leadership to achieve more than the sum of its parts. The same is true for schools, where a single principal shapes the practice of dozens of teachers and the learning of hundreds--sometimes thousands--of students.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Leadership
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
Leaders who exemplify ambitious instructional leadership codify and pursue a vision of teaching and learning that is rich and complex. These principals establish a vision not only for their school as a whole but also specifically for the quality and rigor of its instruction. In this case study, the authors examine two approaches to defining and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Instructional Improvement
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
The shift to the Common Core at the Lazaro Cardenas Elementary School, a pre-K to third grade school in a predominantly Latino area in southwest Chicago, rested on instructional improvement efforts Jeremy Feiwell initiated five years earlier in 2006, when he became Cardenas's principal. Feiwell knew from his years as a teacher at Cardenas that…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Alignment (Education)
New Leaders, 2016
"We were a high-performing school. Now we're not." These words--spoken in 2015 by the head of a respected network of "no excuses" charter schools--could have come from any number of school leaders across the country, as they adjusted to the "skyrocketing" demands of new college- and career-ready (CCR) standards. The…
Descriptors: Principals, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Administrator Role
Cawn, Brad; Ikemoto, Gina; Grossman, Jill – New Leaders, 2016
As school leaders adjust to the demands of new college-and-career-ready (CCR) standards, research is showing a yawning gap between what students need to know and be able to do to succeed in college and beyond and how schools are currently preparing them. These higher expectations demand a more challenging curriculum, more sophisticated…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Principals, Leadership Styles
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
At KIPP Comienza Community Prep--an elementary school in Huntington Park, California, where 94 percent of students qualify for free lunch, and more than 60 percent are English language learners--most kindergarteners start out well below pre-reading levels. In 2015, however, just a few years after these students walked in the school doors unable to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Decision Making, Data, Elementary Schools
New Leaders, 2016
This policy brief details three recommendations for how principals can lead schools to college and career readiness. They include: (1) Revising school leadership standards to focus on those most critical for ambitious instructional leadership and providing technical assistance and resources; (2) Strengthening and investing in high-quality…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Educational Policy, Principals
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
By all measures, KIPP Comienza Community Prep, an elementary school in Huntington Park, California, is a wildly successful school. And yet, toward the end of the 2015-16 school year, as KIPP Comienza Principal Shirley Appleman and her staff reviewed the school's literacy assessment data, they were troubled: Many students did not demonstrate…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers, Student Centered Learning
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
This report describes the alignment of the Common Core State Standards to the math curriculum at DC Bilingual Elementary Charter School in Washington, D.C., which educates all students in English and Spanish. The alignment of the curriculum has been a multiyear, iterative process. School administrators, as well as the school's instructional…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Case Studies, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction
Grossman, Jill; Cawn, Brad – New Leaders, 2016
The DC Bilingual Public Charter School, located in the District of Columbia, is a dual language school which educates all students in English and Spanish. Since its inception, students have made significant progress in reading and mathematics achievement. Administrators attribute this to the school's laser-like focus on ensuring that all teachers…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Case Studies, Coaching (Performance), Expertise
New Leaders, 2016
This case study describes a partnership between New Leaders and the Arlington Independent School District to develop a pipeline of well-prepared school leaders. Powered by a perfect alignment between district priorities and New Leaders' expertise, Emerging Leaders delivered immediate benefits for Arlington students: At the end of the first year,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Leadership Training
Desravines, Jean; Aquino, Jaime; Fenton, Benjamin – New Leaders, 2016
This leadership framework, based on practices employed by some the nation's most successful principals, can be used to diagnose and address school needs. The framework is excerpted from "Breakthrough Principals" © 2016 by Jean Desravines, Jaime Aquino, Benjamin Fenton, and New Leaders, published by Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand. The…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Responsibility, Transformational Leadership, Curriculum
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