School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Moving Beyond the Damage of Race to the Top

    Building Useful Programs of Teacher Development and Evaluation

    By Alyson Leah Lavigne, Thomas L. Good

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • The Difference Maker

    How School Boards Can Achieve Results for Their Districts

    By Todd Whitaker, Ryan Donlan

    In this book from bestselling author Todd Whitaker and Ryan Donlan, school board members will learn how to make smart, worthwhile decisions that will lead to positive change in their districts. The Difference Maker addresses the challenges of making realistic choices that will truly benefit the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Influencing High Student Achievement through School Culture and Climate

    A Quantitative Approach to Organizational Health-Based Leadership

    By Steven Busch, Julie Fernandez

    This book suggests that the school principal’s consideration of culture and climate of the school can significantly improve and sustain student achievement over time. Taking an innovative approach to organizational health and student achievement, this volume uses inferential statistical data…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 

  • Maverick Teachers

    How Innovative Educators are Saving Public Schools

    By Baugh Dave, A.J. Juliani

    Despite dwindling resources and high stakes testing, public school teachers all over the country are managing to breathe life, passion, and excitement into their classrooms. In this new book by bestselling author A.J. Juliani and lifelong educator David Baugh, you’ll meet a diverse group of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Quality and Equity in Education

    Revisiting Theory and Research on Educational Effectiveness and Improvement

    By Leonidas Kyriakides, Bert P.M. Creemers, Anastasia Panayiotou

    Quality and Equity in Education makes a major contribution to knowledge and theory building in research on promoting quality and equity in education. The book draws attention to the importance of not only developing and testing theories of educational effectiveness, but also using these theories…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education

    Reclaiming Meaning

    By Nicole Mockler, Susan Groundwater-Smith

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Creating an Excellent School

    Some New Management Techniques

    By Hedley Beare, Brian J. Caldwell, Ross H. Millikan

    Originally published in 1989. The pursuit of excellence is much discussed with reference to education, but the question remains, ’How can a school become excellent?’ This book demonstrates that excellence depends on good management which, in turn, depends not only on a clear understanding of good…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge Library Editions: Education Management

  • International Perspectives on Maladministration in Education

    Theories, Research and Critiques

    Edited by Eugenie A. Samier, Peter Milley

    This volume develops a theoretical and critical foundation for understanding "maladministration"— the phenomena of harmful administrative and organizational behaviours in educational systems. Chapter authors provide theoretical and practice-based perspectives across international contexts regarding…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Surreal Change

    The Real Life of Transforming Public Education

    By Michael Fullan

    In Surreal Change: The Real Life of Transforming Public Education, internationally renowned expert Michael Fullan reflects on the leading trends and ideas within the educational change field over a 50-year period. The author traces the evolution of the field through his own personal developments…

    Paperback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge Leading Change Series

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning intention into reality

    By Ian Macdonald, Tony Tiplady, Clive Dixon

    Systems Leadership provides those involved in the design and delivery of educational services with a coherent toolkit to help design and run an effective organization. It integrates models of leadership, teamwork, capability, structure and systems to help create and sustain improvement over time.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 

  • Chinese-Foreign Cooperation in Running Schools

    Edited by Lin Jinhui

    During the past decade, transnational education has grown rapidly and become a key initiative of internationalization of higher education. In China, one of the main forms of transnational education is Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools (CFCRS). In May 2017, there were 2545 CFCRS…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29 

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances, the most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-02 

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