James Harvey

Making School Reform Work: New Partnerships for Real Change

Edited by James Harvey and Paul T. Hill, this book identifies roles for foundations and civic groups in defining strategies for big-city school reform, and ensuring that promised changes are implemented. This is the third and final book in a series on...

Doing School Choice Right: Proceedings of a Meeting on Communities and Choice

This report summarizes a two-day seminar which addressed the question, "How Can Communities Do School Choice Right?" convened at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., in August 2004.

BRIEF - An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair

This is the research brief for the second report in the Center's leadership series; an examination of large-district school superintendents.

An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair

Based on a survey and on interviews with superintendents from the nation's largest urban districts, this study explores the working life of urban superintendents. This report is second in second in the Center's leadership series.

A Matter of Definition: Is There Truly a Shortage of School Principals?

This report finds that although some districts and areas are experiencing difficulties finding good school principals, there are far more candidates interested in assuming school leadership roles than there are principal vacancies to fill...