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  • Teaching the Teachers: At a Glance
  • Meeting the demands of the Common Core means teaching teachers new approaches to instruction; in other words, reform demands effective professional development.
  • Getting Back to the Top: At a Glance
  • Although the U.S. ranks near the top of the world in terms of the proportion of adults who possess college degrees, it’s quickly losing ground as young adults in other countries are earning credentials at a higher rate.
  • The principal perspective: at a glance
  • The principal has been portrayed as everything from an ineffective, out-of-touch authoritarian to a hard-charging leader capable of single-handedly turning around a low-performing school. What impact do principals actually have on a school?
  • Changing Demographics: at a glance
  • The United States is undergoing a rapid and substantial demographic change as we grow older and more diverse, presenting important implications for school leaders.
  • Better late than never? At a glance
  • How many students take longer than four years to graduate high school? Are these students more successful after high school than their peers who never received a degree?