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Principal Evaluation

Study Examines Impact Principals Have On Student Achievement

Posted 10.24.2012 | Education

It's indisputable that great teachers lead to successful students, as the presidential candidates have touted, but what about students' connection to ...

New York's Rebellious School Principals

Kevin Welner | Posted 01.10.2012 | Education
Kevin Welner

Over the past decade, these principals had a front-row seat as they watched NCLB and related policies create perverse incentives to teach to the test and narrow curriculum, they are pushing back against ramping up those incentives.

Letter to Arne Duncan

Kevin Welner | Posted 09.28.2011 | Education
Kevin Welner

While high-quality, thoughtful evaluation undoubtedly carries the potential to improve schooling, misguided evaluation approaches have a corresponding potential to harm our schools.