School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-02 
    Routledge

  • Data, Data Everywhere

    Bringing All the Data Together for Continuous School Improvement, 2nd Edition

    By Victoria L. Bernhardt

    The latest book from best-selling author Victoria L. Bernhardt is an easy-to-read primer that describes what it takes to achieve student learning growth at every grade level, in every subject area, and with every student group. In this new edition, readers will learn how to use data to inform their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Student Voice and School Governance

    Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults

    By Marc Brasof

    While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools.…

    Hardback – 2015-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Family, School, Community Engagement and Partnerships

    Theory and Best Practices

    Edited by Reyes L. Quezada, Viviana Alexandrowicz, Sarina Molina

    How can colleges and schools support the inclusion of family, school and community engagement curricula in teacher and administrator preparation programs? The contributions in this book try to answer this question, with contributors describing their experiences, their programs, and their support…

    Hardback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge

  • Improving Schools

    Using Research to Inform Practice

    Edited by Frank McNeil, Pam Sammons

    As the topic of school improvement continues to remain high on the government’s agenda, this book takes stock of what has been learned about school improvement and school effectiveness over the last ten years and identifies new opportunities and directions for this important field. It draws…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Introduction to the Principalship

    Theory to Practice

    By Leslie S. Kaplan, William A. Owings

    The latest leadership textbook from respected author team Kaplan and Owings explores how principals can effectively build a culture around student achievement. Introduction to the Principalship helps aspiring principals understand how to develop a vision for improvement, make decisions and manage…

    Paperback – 2015-03-31
    Routledge

  • Improving Teaching through Observation and Feedback

    Beyond State and Federal Mandates

    By Alyson L. Lavigne, Thomas L Good

    In response to Race to the Top, schools nationwide are rapidly overhauling their teacher evaluation processes. Often forced to develop and implement these programs without adequate extra-institutional support or relevant experience, already-taxed administrators need accessible and practical…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Education Politics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bruce S. Cooper, James G. Cibulka, Lance D. Fusarelli

    This revised edition of the Handbook of Education Politics and Policy presents the latest research and theory on the most important topics within the field of the politics of education. Well-known scholars in the fields of school leadership, politics, policy, law, finance, and educational reform…

    Paperback – 2014-11-09
    Routledge

  • Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools

    Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems

    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka

    This book extends our understanding of the attitudes and behaviors of teachers who improve their schools consistently and considerably. It sets out to critically analyze and examine organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) in schools from a contextual perspective and to display the uniqueness of…

    Hardback – 2014-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Financing Public Schools

    Theory, Policy, and Practice

    By Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon, F. King Alexander

    Financing Public Schools moves beyond the basics of financing public elementary and secondary education to explore the historical, philosophical, and legal underpinnings of a viable public school system. Coverage includes the operational aspects of school finance, including issues regarding teacher…

    Paperback – 2014-10-07
    Routledge

  • Implementation Fidelity in Education Research

    Designer and Evaluator Considerations

    Edited by Coby Meyers, W. Christopher Brandt

    Implementation science is an important and underrepresented topic in the literature of educational research, despite the fact that it is inextricably tied to education policy and improvement. Implementation fidelity (the degree to which a program or intervention is delivered as planned) is, in…

    Paperback – 2014-10-06
    Routledge

  • Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

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