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  • Reinventing Crediting for Competency-Based Education

    The Mastery Transcript Consortium Model and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan E. Martin

    Many argue that the conventional high school transcript has become irrelevant to today’s best practices in teaching, learning, and assessment. With more and more school leaders turning to alternate, competency-based approaches for learning, crediting and transcripts can follow suit by drawing on…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16

  • Advocacy from A to Z

    1st Edition

    By Robert Blackburn, Barbara R. Blackburn, Ronald Williamson

    In today’s educational climate, advocacy is a critical part of any teacher or leader’s job. Advocacy From A to Z  unpacks the difficult task of understanding the movers and shakers—including teachers, parents, the union, legislatures, and policy makers—that impact your school, affect your students,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15
    A to Z Series

  • Understanding Key Education Issues

    How We Got Here and Where We Go From Here, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Lynch

    In this age of education innovation and reform, schools must evolve and react to current policy trends. This accessible book offers research-based insights into six key educational trends and issues that are impacting K–12 learning today: year-round schooling, assessments, educating minorities,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-20

  • Nurturing Young Thinkers Across the Standards

    K–2, 1st Edition

    By Wynne A. Shilling, Sydney L. Schwartz

    Nurturing Young Thinkers Across the Standards: K–2 provides multiple practical resources to assist teachers in working with standards across subject areas in ways that bring critical thinking into the everyday process of learning content and skills. The authors provide suggestions for engaging and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03

  • A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core

    Inclusive Practices for All Students, 1st Edition

    By Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley, David M. Dunaway, Dawson R. Hancock

    This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18

  • Leading Schools in an Era of Declining Resources

    1st Edition

    By J. Howard Johnston, Ronald Williamson

    Every day, school leaders across the country are having to make difficult decisions in this economically demanding environment. If you are a leader facing this challenge in your own school or district, this is the book you need! Experienced educators Johnston and Williamson offer practical advice…

    Paperback – 2014-05-28

  • Transforming School Leadership with ISLLC and ELCC

    1st Edition

    By J. Allen Queen, Henry Peel, Neil Shipman

    Authoritative and practical, this book is co-authored by Neil Shipman, former ISLLC Director. It provides kknowledge and tools to help principals-in-training and practitioners apply the ISLLC and ELCC standards in their schools. Each chapter contains a research-based discussion and practical…

    Paperback – 2007-03-22

  • Money, Politics, and Law

    1st Edition

    This yearbook offers research and insights to stimulate thought, inform debates, and explore future research directions.…

    Hardback – 2004-03-31

  • ISLLC Standards in Action, The

    A Principal's Handbook, 1st Edition

    By Carol Engler

    This book showcases programs and practices which demonstrate exemplary school leadership. Sponsored by the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium, the ISLLC Standards offer benchmarks for professional excellence that are tied to licensure and entry year principal programs throughout the…

    Paperback – 2004-03-17

  • Education Finance in the New Millenium

    1st Edition

    The 2001 Yearbook of the AEFA reaffirms the connections between the field of education finance and the wider education community. Among the topics it examines are curricula reform, outcome assessment, accountability, community control, and privatization. 2001.…

    Hardback – 2001-03-19

  • Balancing Local Control and State Responsibility for K-12 Education

    1st Edition

    This book examines the impact of state activism on local school autonomy in terms of both financial resources and policy initiatives.…

    Hardback – 2000-03-15

  • Working in a Legal & Regulatory Environment

    1st Edition

    By David J. Sperry

    The books in this series describe what successful principals must know and be able to do. Written by teams of nationally recognized experts and accomplished practitioners, they include practical materials such as checklists, sample letters, model forms, case studies, and action plans.…

    Paperback – 1998-11-01

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