Addressing Challenges in Evaluating School Principal Improvement Efforts

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  • Title Page ii
  • Preface iv
  • Contents vi
  • Acknowledgments viii
  • Abbreviations x
  • Chapter One - Introduction 2
  • Chapter Two - Rand’s Evaluation of the New Leaders Program 6
  • Chapter Three - Challenges in Using Outcome Data to Evaluate School Leadership Improvement Efforts 8
  • Chapter Four - Conclusion 26
  • References 28
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