Taking a practice-based approach that is grounded in research and theory, Leading Schools to Success: Constructing and Sustaining High Performing Learning Cultures offers current and future educational leaders with operational knowledge they can employ to construct and sustain a highly effective school culture focused on enhanced student performance.
Table of Contents
School Culture Checklist
Case Study 1: Buchanan School: Can School Culture Get Better than this?
Chapter 1: Defining and Specifying the Significance of School Culture
Case Study 2: Possible Reform at Washington High School: How Far Can a Productive Culture Stretch?
Chapter 2: Components of a High Performing School Culture
Cast Study 3: Walton Charter Prepares to Select A Head: What Kind of Leader Might Create a Productive Culture?
Chapter 3: Leadership and Effective School Culture
Case Study 4: Warren County School Board Performance Pay Cram Down Can a Productive Culture Withstand an Unexpected External Pressure?
Chapter 4: Personnel and School Culture
Case Study 5: The Challenge of an (Almost) Brand New School: Can the Past be Blended with the New to Form a Productive Culture?
Chapter 5: Resource Deployment and School Culture
Case Study 6: Data, Data Everywhere but Hardly a Drop of Useful Information
Chapter 6: Data-driven Decision Making and School Culture
Case Study 7: “My Way” Ray and the “New” Accountability
Chapter 7: Assessments, Accountability, Awards, and School Culture
Case Study 8: A Principal Opening at the Grant School: Can a Dysfunctional Culture Be Undone?
Chapter 8: Contextual Challenges to Formation of a Learning Culture