Planning and Changing

Planning and Changing is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 1/2, Spring/Summer

Educational Planning: Implications of the 2008 Revised Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium Standards for School Leaders
On November 2, 1996, the Interstate School Leadership Licensure Consortium (ISLLC), a program of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), adopted a set of Standards for School Leaders (CCSSO, 1996). By 2005, 41 states had adopted or adapted...
Effective Charter Schools and Charter School Systems
The purpose of this synthesis of the literature on charter school effectiveness is to develop a research agenda on the topic and to propose action that will lead to improved performance of charter schools.1 To accomplish these goals, background information...
Illinois Post-Secondary Transfer Students: Experiences in Navigating the Higher Education Transfer System
IntroductionA significant number of students transfer from one college to another each year, and historically this has created challenges for students striving to attain their higher education goals. The purpose of this study was to inform state articulation...
School Board Ethics and Effectiveness
IntroductionSince the early 1980s, educational policy has increasingly been focused on improving student performance (Conley, 2003, Murphy, 1990). School governance in general, and school boards in particular, have often been viewed as either the means...
Struggling Readers in Urban High Schools: Evaluating the Impact of Professional Development in Literacy
The objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a district-wide professional development effort based on a modified RampUp Program, designed to help high school teachers improve the reading skills of their students. Ramp-Up is a two-year...
The Co-Principalship: An Alternative to the Traditional Principalship
IntroductionThe National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) surveys high school principals every ten years to gather a snapshot of the "typical" high school principal. The report from a recent survey characterized the principalship as...