This study documents actions of Wallace Foundation grantees to create more-cohesive policies and initiatives to improve instructional leadership in schools; describes how states and districts have worked together to forge such policies and initiatives; and examines the hypothesis that cohesive systems improve school leadership. Such efforts appear to be a promising approach to developing school principals engaged in improving instruction.The Promise of Cohesive Leadership Systems Catherine H. Augustine, Gabriella Gonzalez, Gina Schuyler Ikemoto, Jennifer Russell, Gail L. Zellman ... and practices, broad stakeholder engagement, agreement on how to improve leadership, and coordination achieved through strong leadership. ... Sites differed a great deal in the organizations that assumed the lead role in developing cohesiveness.
|Title||:||Improving School Leadership|
|Author||:||Catherine H. Augustine, Gabriella Gonzalez, Gina Schuyler Ikemoto, Jennifer Russell, Gail L. Zellman|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2009-12-16|