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Stosich, Elizabeth Leisy – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how US school leaders and teachers make sense of multiple accountability policies, including the Common Core State Standards and teacher evaluation, and how this process relates to school priorities and classroom practice. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses a comparative case study…
Descriptors: Principals, Accountability, Educational Policy, Academic Standards
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Xu, Lihua; Wubbena, Zane; Stewart, Trae – Journal of Educational Administration, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factor structure and the measurement invariance of the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) across gender of K-12 school principals (n=6,317) in the USA. Design/methodology/approach: Nine first-order factor models and four second-order factor models were tested using confirmatory…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Questionnaires, Transformational Leadership, Factor Structure
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Wohlstetter, Priscilla; Smith, Joanna; Gallagher, Andrew – Journal of Educational Administration, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report findings from an exploratory study of New York's Children First Networks (CFNs); to examine what is known about the CFNs thus far, drawing on new empirical research, as well as document review and analysis of secondary sources. Design/methodology/approach: Organizational learning theory guided this…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Networks, Educational Improvement, Urban Schools
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Jacobson, Stephen L.; Johnson, Lauri; Ylimaki, Rose; Giles, Corrie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to revisit a successful school to see how the principal had sustained success over time. Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses a case study research design similar to the 2005 report. Findings: The old findings revealed a principal who had used direction setting, developing people and redesigning the…
Descriptors: Effective Schools Research, Best Practices, Educational Quality, School Effectiveness
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Easley, Jacob, II – Journal of Educational Administration, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify and explore the factors and conditions of moral leadership that affect the potential for teacher retention among Alternative Route Certification teachers. Design/methodology/approach: Alternative Route Certification teachers participated in a single focus group. Participants' dialogues were…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Teacher Persistence, Focus Groups, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Marcellino, Patricia Ann – Journal of Educational Administration, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to conduct an action-research study of metaphors and metaphoric fragments composed by graduate students in 17 teams in two business (MBA) and three educational administration courses taught by the same instructor and action-researcher. Design/methodology/approach: The methodology of the paper was…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Business, Education, Graduate Students
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Milstein, Mike; Farkas, James – Journal of Educational Administration, 1988
This article first summarizes literature that argues educators are highly stressed, as well as small but growing body of literature that indicates a contrary point of view. Then presents the outcomes of three studies conducted in New York State that indicate relatively low stress in school principals and teachers. Finally, it explores possible…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Principals
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Wiesenthal, Richard – Journal of Educational Administration, 1997
Administered a specially developed instrument, the Homework Attitude and Behavior Inventory (HABIT), to 120 teachers in two middle schools with a clear homework policy and two without. Schools with a well-defined homework policy had teachers who gave, collected, marked, and returned homework significantly more often and believed in the usefulness…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Homework, Influences, Intermediate Grades
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Conroy, William G. – Journal of Educational Administration, 1971
Discusses the Massachusetts and New York Evaluation Service Center for Occupational Education at Amherst, Massachusetts, which seeks to develop a mechanism to provide a continuous feedback of program evaluation information to local education agencies offering occupational education. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Program Evaluation