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Yoon, Irene H.; Barton, Annie – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In empirical research and practitioner guides, turnaround processes tend to be described in terms of discrete stages and strategies. Though necessary, this characterization belies the twists and turns of turnaround leadership. The purpose of this paper is to expand the assumptions of how turnaround proceeds in linear "chronos"…
Descriptors: School Turnaround, Educational Improvement, Accountability, Principals
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Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Ahn, Joonkil – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine data use practices within a cross-sector initiative involving high school career academies. It discerns how partners used data to assess the public value of academies and address equity concerns. Design/methodology/approach: A case study methodology was applied to examine cross-sector activities…
Descriptors: Data Use, Career Academies, High Schools, Educational Change
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Sullanmaa, Jenni; Pyhältö, Kirsi; Pietarinen, Janne; Soini, Tiina – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: Shared understandings of curriculum reform within and between the levels of the educational system are suggested to be crucial for the reform to take root. The purpose of this paper is to explore variation in perceived curriculum coherence and school impact among state- and district-level stakeholders. Design/methodology/approach: The…
Descriptors: Differences, Stakeholders, Attitudes, School Effectiveness
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Meyers, Coby Vincent; VanGronigen, Bryan Alexander – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: School improvement planning, especially for low-performing schools, can be conceptualized as a planning process to strategically improve organizational processes, operations and outcomes. However, bureaucratic procedures and related inflexibilities sometimes results in inauthentic plan development. The purpose of this paper is to analyze…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Principals, School Turnaround, School Effectiveness
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Eyal, Ori; Berkovich, Izhak – Journal of Educational Administration, 2019
Purpose: In recent years, third sector-school partnerships have become more common and received increasing research attention. Yet, the ethical aspects of third sector-school partnerships have not been discussed in-depth. As a result, the field lacks a conceptual framework that makes possible in-depth understanding of the ethical characteristics…
Descriptors: Ethics, Partnerships in Education, Public Schools, Nongovernmental Organizations
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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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Grinshtain, Yael; Gibton, Dan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how primary school principals in Israel cope with the gaps between authority and responsibility in their work, deriving from partially implemented decentralization processes, and how this relates to school-based management (SBM) and accountability principles. Design/methodology/approach: Using…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Elementary Schools, Principals, Power Structure
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Wang, Fei – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Principals' leadership has become a subversive activity that is carried out strategically to challenge and disrupt the status quo and resist policies and practices that are counterproductive to their work. The purpose of this paper is to reveal subversive tactics principals use in pursuit of justice and equity in schools and identify…
Descriptors: Principals, Power Structure, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Gunnulfsen, Ann Elisabeth; Roe, Astrid – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine teachers' reported experiences, practices, and attitudes on the use of national test results in a low-stakes accountability context. Whether the stakes are high or low, teachers and school leaders have different experiences, knowledge, and beliefs concerning how to use national test results to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests, Test Results, Educational Policy
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Donaldson, Morgaen; Mavrogordato, Madeline – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how school leaders use high-stakes teacher evaluation to improve and, if necessary, remove low-performing teachers in their schools. It explores how cognitive, relational and organizational factors play a role in shaping the way school leaders implement teacher evaluation.…
Descriptors: Principals, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Administrator Relationship
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LeChasseur, Kimberly; Donaldson, Morgaen; Fernandez, Erica; Femc-Bagwell, Michele – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: Brokering and buffering represent two ways in which principals may respond to hyperrational elements of policy demands in the current era of accountability. The purpose of this paper is to examine how some principals broker more efficient, measurable, and predictable evaluation practices for teachers and others buffer their teachers from…
Descriptors: Principals, Educational Policy, Accountability, Evaluation Methods
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Braaten, Melissa; Bradford, Chris; Kirchgasler, Kathryn L.; Barocas, Sadie Fox – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: When school leaders advance strategic plans focused on improving educational equity through data-driven decision making, how do policies-as-practiced unfold in the daily work of science teachers? The paper aims to discuss this issue. Design/methodology/approach: This ethnographic study examines how data-centric accountability and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Information Utilization, Data, Decision Making
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Garner, Brette; Thorne, Jennifer Kahn; Horn, Ilana Seidel – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: Though test-based accountability policies seek to redress educational inequities, their underlying theories of action treat inequality as a technical problem rather than a political one: data point educators toward ameliorative actions without forcing them to confront systemic inequities that contribute to achievement disparities. To…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Data Interpretation, Accountability, Educational Policy
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Gannon-Slater, Nora; La Londe, Priya G.; Crenshaw, Hope L.; Evans, Margaret E.; Greene, Jennifer C.; Schwandt, Thomas A. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: Data use cultures in schools determine data use practices. Such cultures can be muted by powerful macro accountability and organizational learning cultures. Further, strong equity-oriented data use cultures are challenging to establish. The purpose of this paper is to engage these cultural tensions. Design/methodology/approach: The data…
Descriptors: Accountability, Organizational Culture, Information Utilization, Observation
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Rosenblatt, Zehava – Journal of Educational Administration, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper, three-study research project, is to establish and validate a two-dimensional scale to measure teachers' and school administrators' accountability disposition. Design/methodology/approach: The scale items were developed in focus groups, and the final measure was tested on various samples of Israeli teachers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Measures (Individuals), Attitude Measures
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