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|The SEA of the Future: Leveraging Performance Management to Support School Improvement||Betheny Gross, Ashley Jochim, Paul Hill, Patrick J. Murphy, Sam Redding||05/2013||
This edited volume explores how state education agencies (SEAs) can leverage performance management tools to provide strong support for school improvement.
|Principal Concerns: Leadership Data and Strategies for States||Christine Campbell, Betheny Gross||09/2012||
This report offers a set of powerful new tools to help state policymakers diagnose their principal workforce needs and develop comprehensive strategies to address them.
|BRIEF - Principal Concerns: Leadership Data and Strategies for States||Christine Campbell, Betheny Gross||09/2012||
This brief summarizes a more detailed report that offers new tools to help state policymakers diagnose and address their principal workforce needs.
|Modernizing the State Education Agency: Different Paths Toward Performance Management||Patrick J. Murphy, Lydia Rainey||09/2012||
This project shows how eight state education agencies have reshaped their organizations to address the challenges of improving their lowest-performing schools. By focusing on states at the forefront of the turnaround effort,...
|Tinkering Toward Transformation: A Look at Federal School Improvement Grant Implementation||Sarah Yatsko, Robin Lake, Elizabeth Cooley Nelson, Melissa Bowen||03/2012||
In 2009, the federal government committed over $3 billion to help states and districts turn around their worst-performing schools. This report looks at the results of a field study of the first-year implementation of those...
|Beating the Odds: How State Education Agencies Can Better Support School Turnarounds||Sarah Yatsko, Melissa Bowen||09/2011||
This essay was written for the PIE Network 5th Annual Policy Summit, September 2011. The authors argue that states can maximize their support for turnaround work by pushing for bold, workable plans, providing technical...
|State Education Agencies Overlooked in Education Reform? Talent Is the First Place to Start||Christine Campbell, Michael DeArmond||09/2011||
This essay was written for the PIE Network 5th Annual Policy Summit, September 2011. The authors note that state education agencies have been tasked with increasing student outcomes on fewer funds and examine whether they are...
|The Changing Role of States in Education: The Move from Compliance to Performance Management||Patrick J. Murphy, Paul Hill||09/2011||
This essay was written for the PIE Network 5th Annual Policy Summit, September 2011. The authors argue that state education agencies need to shift from their role of compliance monitor to performance manager—a shift most are...
|Creating Recovery School Districts to Drive Reforms: Lessons from Louisiana||Paul Hill, Betheny Gross||09/2011||
As states look at building their own recovery school districts, this essay outlines key lessons from Louisiana’s leaders.
|Improving the Front-End of the Teacher and Leader Pipeline||Michael DeArmond||09/2011||
This essay looks at the efforts in a handful of states that are moving to simultaneously reform and expand how they oversee the preparation and certification of teachers and leaders.