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ELRDR Fall 2015 By NCPEA Publications
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The ELRDR is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the research of recent doctoral graduates from universities across the country.
Charter Schools in Michigan: A Handbook for Understanding Public Policy and Practice for Michigan's Public School Academies By William J. Price, Benjamin P. Jankens
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In this handbook, the authors will examine the remarkable growth of charter schools in Michigan. How did Michigan get charter schools? What was their intended purpose? How are they organized,... More > governed and funded? What have we learned about them to date? These and other questions will provide the framework for guiding the reader through this handbook on understanding Michigan charter schools.< Less
Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development By CAPEA
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Educational Leadership and Administration is a peer reviewed journal of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration (CAPEA) and published by the National Council of... More > Professors of Educational Administration (NCPEA).< Less
Taking the Mystery Out of Virginia School Finance By Richard G. Salmon, M. David Alexander
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Virginia’s school districts are fiscally dependent upon the local governing bodies, both county boards of supervisors and city councils. The local school superintendent is responsible, with the... More > approval of the local school board, for the preparation and submission of the annual school budget to the governing bodies. The governing bodies have been given the authority by the General Assembly to have near complete fiscal control over local school budgets.< Less
Educational Leadership in the Age of Greed: A Requiem for Res Publica By Fenwick W. English
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We are living through the time when public education as we have known it in America will be forever transformed unless concerted action is undertaken to reverse the trends described in this book. If... More > nothing is done to stop these trends there will be no going back. The great American dream for a common school which would serve all the children of all the people under the umbrella of fostering the common good will vanish forever. These were the schools in which I was educated and my mother and father worked as public school teachers. They were the schools my own children and grandchildren enjoyed. Our grand children may be the last generation to experience the fruits of Horace Mann’s hard fought legacy when he said toward the end of his struggle for public education, “Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity” (Messerli, 1971, p. 549.) It is Mann’s admonition that has prompted this book as my NCPEA Living Legend Award speech for 2013.< Less
The GAPPSI Method: Problem-solving, Planning, and Communicating - Concepts and Strategies for Leadership in Education By Douglas Archbald
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“GAPPSI” stands for Gap Analysis for Problem-solving, Planning, and School Improvement. This book guides problem solving and problem analysis projects for education leaders with the aim... More > of school improvement. Henceforth, I refer to this book as GAPPSI.< Less
Postcards from the Schoolhouse: Practitioner Scholars Examine Contemporary Issues in Instructional Leadership By Kimberly Kappler Hewitt et al.
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There is a sense of urgency that surrounds the imperative to provide all children a quality education, and instructional leaders have an ethical responsibility to meet this obligation. This book... More > explores the role of leadership as it relates to the elements of curriculum and instruction and examines contemporary global, national, state, and local challenges facing educational leaders. This book focuses on the intersection of research, theory, and practice.< Less
Critical Social Justice Issues for School Practitioners By Sandra Harris, Stacey Edmonson
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This project was borne of a desire to support these scholar-practitioner leaders. We invited educational leaders to share recent studies which brought issues of social justice to the fore. Certainly,... More > the 20 papers that were accepted as chapters for this book do not address all of the problems with which educators are faced. Nor do the 20 chapters provide definitive answers to these difficult issues. However, they do provide valuable information and ensure that thoughtful, reflective dialogue is occurring regarding critical social justice understandings or misunderstandings.< Less
Building Cultural Community through Global Educational Leadership By Sandra Harris, Jason Mixon
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The term ‘globalization’ is ubiquitous in the popular, as well, research literature in disciplines ranging from economics to politics- meaning many different things to many different... More > people. This book Building Cultural Community through Global Educational Leadership captures the essence of the global leader in the education setting, that is, the complexity surrounding social, political, economic, and especially social justice issues.< Less
Open Letter to President Obama: Chicago Teachers Speak Out on Urban Education By Deborah Lynch
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An Open Letter to President Obama: Chicago Teachers Speak Out on Education describes the greatest challenges facing urban teachers today, as well as lessons learned about teaching children in... More > poverty; detailed recommendations about how our urban school systems can close the achievement gap; teachers' assessments of various reform efforts in the system and in their schools; their analysis of school leadership, climate and morale; the stories of experiences that have moved them the most; and, whether, if given the chance and the choice, they would go into urban education all over again.< Less