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Eric Nadelstern

Schoolbook

The Week That Was: Appealing a Turnaround Decision, Changing No Child Left Behind

Friday, July 06, 2012

Here's a roundup of the news that occurred this week -- including the city's comeback to an arbitrator's rejection of its "turnaround" hiring plans and the Obama administration's re-shaping of the No Child Left Behind law.

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An Alternative Way to Test Students' Progress

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Studies show that test-focused education is not preparing students for college, says a writer. So why not substitute testing for all with a program of test-based audits using samples of students?, the author asks in an opinion article.

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To Be Strong Leaders, More Principals Need to Share Authority

Friday, November 04, 2011

When school leaders share their authority with teachers, parents and even the students themselves, they widen the circle of those who are responsible, and ultimately accountable, for student success.

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How to Be a Principal: 10 Lessons in Leadership

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Effective leaders awaken the leader within each member of the organization, and other lessons from a former deputy chancellor at the city's Department of Education.

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City Revamps Guidelines for Teacher Tenure

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

New York City wants to institute new guidelines that will make it harder for public school teachers to get tenure. Principals are getting new guidelines that encourage them to grade teachers more rigorously than before when it comes to tenure evaluations.

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