Citations with the tag: SCHOOL administration
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- Revamped administrative jobs more 'doable.'.
EdSource // Leadership; May/Jun2001, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p19
Examines the revamp of school administrators to address the decreasing number of qualified candidates for administrative positions in California. Re-evaluation of roles and objectives of school leaders; Use of realistic assessment to determine staffing levels; Recalibration of compensation.
- Putting the 'person' in personalized.
Manthey, George // Leadership; Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p11
Suggests a way to help school administrators personalize their approach and avoid giving the impression of being mindless bureaucrats. Weekly sharing of thoughts in a school newsletter.
- Who is in charge of the schoolhouse?
Green, Reginald Leon // Education; Summer94, Vol. 114 Issue 4, p557
Focuses on what administrators should do to remain in charge of the schoolhouse and increase student achievement while involving all segments of the community. Leadership abilities; Learning environment; Curriculum; Student retention; Staff development.
- Putting Principals in their place: The Classroom.
Frase, Larry E.; Downey, Carolyn J.; Canciamilla, Laura // Thrust for Educational Leadership; May/Jun99, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p36
Advises school administrators on how to practice the management practice called management by wandering around (MBWA). Recommended activities to practice MBWA; Need for the board and superintendent levels to approve and promote MBWA; Benefits from MBWA.
- What were your first 90 days like?
Frase, Larry E.; Downey, Carolyn J.; Canciamilla, Laura // American School Board Journal; Aug2009, Vol. 196 Issue 8, p12
A quiz concerning the challenges faced by school administrators is presented.
- Administrators Confront Student 'Sexting'.
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Digest; Nov2009, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p13
An excerpt of the article "Administrators Confront Student 'Sexting'," by Kathleen Kennedy Manzo from the June 17, 2009 issue of the journal "Education Week."
- Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Schools.
Jones Jr., R. Robert // Educational Leadership; May90, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p78
Discusses responsibilities of central office administrators while making visits to schools. Requirement to explain various administrators regarding the plan for visit; Need to inform teachers about the visit; Creation of a list of schools to be visited; Duty to submit a monthly report to school...
- Hire POWER.
Ezarik, Melissa // District Administration; Dec2003, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p16
Discusses the factors that must be considered in building effective school administrative teams in the U.S. Rules of recruitment; Common mistakes in choosing an administrative team. INSETS: THE RULES OF RECRUITMENT;Thou Shalt Not�.
- MBO: ITS MEANING AND APPLICATION TO EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION.
Knezevich, S.J. // Education; Sep/Oct72, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p12
Examines the meaning and application of MBO to educational administration. Administration as a process; Leadership dimensions; Administrative problems unique to educational institutions.
- THE EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATOR AS 'THE PRINCE'
Ryder, Sarah // Education; Summer79, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p423
The principles for successful administration are universal and timeless. Using quotations from Machiavelli's �Il Principe�, the author demonstrates by explication and example that what was true for fifteenth century Italy is true today.
- ADMINISTRATOR EVALUATION -- PLANNING AND PROCESS.
Sweeney, Jim // Education; Spring81, Vol. 101 Issue 3, p298
Examines administrator evaluation planning and process. Criteria for administrative evaluation; Standards for administrator performance; Importance of the distric monitor in measuring and reporting the administrator's performance; Use of the district plan in helping the administrator improve...
Sweeney, Jim // Education Digest; Jan1960, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p3
The article cites a statement, published in "Phi Delta Kappan," that a typical school administrator's reactor to his bosses are yes sir, no sir and ulcer.
- Mind over management in school managers.
Spillane, Robert // Education Digest; Oct94, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p25
Discusses the role of school administrators in school-based management settings. Trend towards hiring organizational managers rather than educational leaders; Difficulty in establishing goals for student achievement and then bringing the district's resources to bear on achieving these goals;...
- A leadership awakening.
Bucher, Louis D. // Thrust for Educational Leadership; Nov/Dec97, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p28
Recounts the author's experience as a county superintendent as an example for school administrators to achieve success. Review of books on being an effective leader; Inventory of achievements as a county superintendent; Value of transforming office into a provider of high-quality public education.
- Reducing the administrative burden--in the classroom and beyond.
Freedman, Terry // Technology & Learning; Feb99, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p30
Offers tips for educational administrators in dealing with school management and organization. Includes making findings publicized; Joining an electronic mailing list; Encouraging teachers to use the computer in producing worksheets and lesson plans.
- SCHOOLS TAKE LESSONS IN MANAGEMENT.
Hanlon, Noble M. // Accountancy; Apr89, Vol. 103 Issue 1148, p84
Highlights the management principles being employed by many school administrators in Great Britain. Components of an effective school management system; Role of communication and information technology; Advantages of certain management schemes.
- Is there life after administration?.
Arden, Eugene // Academe; Jul/Aug97, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p30
Presents information on a study conducted on the reincarnation of administrators to a faculty status. Results of the study; Questions asked in relation to the transition to faculty status.
- Make way for parent power.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 7/19/93, Vol. 20 Issue 31, p26
Describes how a proposed community council at the Leo Nickerson Elementary School, St. Albert, is attempting to gain control of their school under the Alberta School Act. A prospectus drafted by a task force would see the proposed council `set the direction for the school' through consensus. ...
- Wolf Creek dispute held at bay.
Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine; 1/9/95, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p43
Reports that the newly recognized Wolf Creek School Division in Canada ended a bitter dispute in December 1994 when it decided that the superintendents for the old Ponoka and Lacombe boards will both get high profile jobs in the merged division. How Lacombe superintendent Lyle Lorenz will...
- Business and labor will form breakthrough education coalition.
Strahler, Steven R. // Crain's Chicago Business; 11/18/96, Vol. 19 Issue 47, p54
Presents information on the attempts of business, and labor to improve school performance. Formation off the Illinois Learning Partnership; Comments from Peter Weber, deputy executive of the Illinois Association of School Boards.
- Partial truce declared in feud between Alabama education boards.
Rawls, Phillip; Wright, Scott W. // Community College Week; 12/29/97, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p7
Reports on the agreement reached by by two Alabama state education boards, Alabama Commission on Higher Education and the Board of Education, on controversy over who should control colleges and universities in the state. Impact which the dispute had on the state's community colleges; Concession...
- Survey of principals finds need for in-school care.
Rawls, Phillip; Wright, Scott W. // Children Today; May/Jun90, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p2
Reports on the results of a survey of elementary and middle-school principals concerning in-school care. Most favor before- and after-school supervision; Few schools provide such programs.
- 10 tips to help the new local school council.
Rawls, Phillip; Wright, Scott W. // Curriculum Review; Sep96, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p7
Presents tips from `Kentucky Teacher' periodical in running a school council. Includes seeking training in teamwork; Developing a mission statement; Establishing a detailed transformation plan.
- Communicative effectiveness of school principals and its relationship to teachers' perceptions...
Iheanacho, Sylvester O. // Education; Summer92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p551
Presents a study based on Wofford's Leader-Environment-Follower Interaction (LEFI)theory (1982) to determine the congruency of perceptions held by 292 teachers and 18 principals (in a Southwest United States school district) who were sampled in the area of administration and communication...
- Accountability in leadership training for school...
DeMoulin, Donald F. // Education; Spring97, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p426
Assesses the change in the competency of graduate students in school administration. Accountability basis in relation to leadership training; Individual assessment; Accountability concept; Leadership enhancement by grade; Gender differences; Differences related to marriage; Criteria and...
- Change and the school administrator.
Ediger, Marlow // Education; Summer98, Vol. 118 Issue 4, p541
Discusses change in school curriculum. Why changes need to be made by school administrators; Tenets of change; Motivators of change; Guidelines to follow in teaching; Evaluating principal effectiveness; Staff development.
- Six levels of concern in the change process.
Blanchard, Kenneth // Emergency Librarian; Nov/Dec95, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p38
Discusses six levels of concern of individuals in the change process in school administration in the Concerns Based Adoption Model. Implementation of change; Consequences of change; Collaboration among the members; Setting up of a discussion group.
Richardson, Joanna // Education Week; 11/17/93, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p5
Presents news updates regarding school administrators. Blessing of the Principals' Center for the Garden State in Princeton University in New Jersey; School Restructuring Exchange seminar organized by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
- Education Inc.
O'Leary, John; Beales, Janet R. // Education Week; 12/15/93, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p34
Reports on the contracting of educational services by private companies. State reports on private companies and public school partnerships; Advantages of private-company run schools; Insights into the profit motive for companies; Effect of school-company partnerships to school management.
- University evaluations: Expanding their scope to improve...
Stanfel, Larry E. // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Mar97, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p50
Presents the view that university managers' actions have strong and direct effects upon the conduct of the essential missions of the institution. Use of subordinate appraisals of business and other types of organizations; Importance of evaluating individuals who are significant to the workings...
- Schools as equity cultures.
Wilbur, Gretchen // Journal of Curriculum & Supervision; Winter98, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p123
Proposes a inquiry model for building equity cultures in school management and organization in the United States. Teacher decision-making; History of educational equity efforts; Characteristics of the model; Curriculum and instruction decisions.
- Roosevelt: A mismanaged district.
Martorana, Jamie // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 1/22/96, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p20
Reports on the mismanagement of the Roosevelt school district in the state of New York. Lack of books; Total expenditures of the school district; Limited resources; Credibility of the public education in Long Island in contrast with Roosevelt; Good fiscal management of East Meadow school...
- So who's in charge here?
Martorana, Jamie // NEA Today; Jan97, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p19
Focuses on the management at Woods Learning Center in Casper, Wyoming, where teachers and support staff are the decision makers. Why staff members make the decisions instead of referring their ideas to the principal; Claims that the K-8 school boasts portfolio assessment rather than letter...
- Justice in Wilkinsburg.
Martorana, Jamie // NEA Today; Apr97, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p11
Reports on the judge's ruling regarding the Wilkinsburg school board's violation of the state law, in Pennsylvania. How did the school violated the state law; Judge's order.
- Off-campus lunches are history in Lincoln.
Freeman, Laurie // Restaurant Business; 5/20/93, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p27
Reports on Lincoln School District officials' revocation of off-site lunch privileges for students. Reduction of lunchtime traffic accidents and tardiness as reasons for the action. Complaints from students to the Nebraska Restaurant Association; Spending for off-campus lunches; Effect of the...
- Adolescents: The forgotten faction.
Santa, Carol Minnick // Reading Today; Apr/May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on an emerging trend in the United States' school system regarding a shifting of emphasis away from adolescents. Role of school systems in the prevalent crisis among adolescents regarding dropout rates; Decrease of funding for school programs aimed at adolescents; Emphasis of national...
- Institutional theory--what does it mean for college administrative behavior?
Bealing Jr., William E.; Riordan, Diane A. // Spectrum: Journal of State Government; Spring96, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p32
Describes how institutional theory applied in a practical manner led to their university's success in the competition for funding. Role played by the budget; Resource allocation; Establishment of legitimacy; Restructuring of program goals; History building; Analysis of restructuring.
- Not-so-super superintendents.
Ohanian, S.; Coleman, M.C. // Washington Monthly; Sep90, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p16
Describes the author's experiences at the 121st convention of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). The convention included athletic equipment exhibitors, a National Rifle Association (NRA) exhibit and a keynote address by George Steinbrenner. INSET: The mindless network,...
- Pressing the point.
Ohanian, S.; Coleman, M.C. // Education Week; 2/21/96, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p1
Features a photograph of New Jersey school officials Edward R. Drechsel Jr., Robert D. Elder, Peter Brescia and Richard J. Carson in the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
- LSC elections in Chicago test local control.
Bradley, Ann // Education Week; 4/10/96, Vol. 15 Issue 29, p1
Focuses on the April 1996 local school council elections in Chicago, Illinois. Elections as a test of local control in the face of an aggressive, high-profile administration; Number of candidates; Decline in candidate interest, voter turnout and financial support since 1989.
- Despite obstacles, Phila. seen making headway on reforms.
Hendrie, Caroline // Education Week; 9/25/96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the results of the campaign by Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Superintendent David W. Hornbeck to restructure the city's public schools. Features of Hornbeck's plan; Problems that could undermine the restructuring; Features of the report by the Consortium for Policy Research in...
- Open-door success.
Faiman, Bonnie M. // Education Week; 11/20/96, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p36
Commentary. Focuses on the use of open-door policy in schools in the United States. Setting of ground rules; Need for flexibility and control; Benefits from the using the policy.
- Getting better by design.
Anderson, John // Education Week; 06/18/97, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p48
Opinion. Suggests several ways to improve the performance of school districts in the United States. Includes redirecting of resources to the classroom; Investment on professionalism; Sharing of information; Establishment of clear accountability, rewards and sanctions.
- On the topical problems of administering education under new social conditions.
Obdrzalek, Zdeno // European Education; Winter95/96, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p23
Evaluates approaches that can be utilized in educational administration under conditions that developed in Czechoslovak society after the revolution of November 1989. State's attitude toward guidance and educational institutions; Use of economics and the marketplace of work in school...
- The rhetoric and the reality of reform in educational administration.
Duke, D.L. // Phi Delta Kappan; Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p764
Describes Virginia's experiences with restructuring principal preparation programs to illustrate challenges facing those who would reform preparation programs for educational administrators. Rash of rhetoric; Recruitment and selection; Program requirements; Academic program; Faculty;...
- School boards obsolete?
Hayes, L. // Phi Delta Kappan; Jun92, Vol. 73 Issue 10, p806
Discusses an examination of the role of the local school board. Report of Task Force on School Governance funded by Twentieth Century Fund and Danforth Foundation; Calls for states to charter local boards as policy-making bodies; National School Boards Association's comments; School boards mired...
- No principal is an island.
Jones, R. Robert // Phi Delta Kappan; May93, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p740
Discusses the need for school administrators to collaborate for better working relations. Administrative teams; Administrative retreat as icebreaker; Activities as a team; Instructional leaders; Positive feedback; Shadow of another member; Meet once a month; Advice to form teams.
- Future schools and how to get there from here.
Dixon, R.G. Des // Phi Delta Kappan; Jan94, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p360
Discusses a model of schooling which accommodates the new realities of childhood. Student empowerment; Student government as having a central role; Role of the teacher; Definition of a classroom; Role of the students; Administration of tests; Required programs and activities; Absence of a...
- What can U.S. charter schools learn from England's grant-maintained schools?
Wohlsetter, Priscilla; Anderson, Lesley // Phi Delta Kappan; Feb94, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p486
Examines the early experiences of grant-maintained schools in Great Britain and consider some of the challenges facing self-governing schools in the United States and United Kingdom. Charter school concept; Overview of charter schools; Effective strategies to successful charter schools;...
- No more principals!
Sacken, Donal // Phi Delta Kappan; May94, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p664
Proposes a different approach in the administration of schools in the United States. Argument that administrative tasks in schools be assumed on a rotating bases and not left to professional administrators; Opinion on the arguments raised in the book `Principals for Our Changing Schools:...