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Title Improving school leadership through support, evaluation, and incentives : the Pittsburgh principal incentive program / Laura S. Hamilton [and others].

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012.
Publication Info. 2012

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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This report examines the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program's implementation, how principals and other school staff have responded to the reforms, and what outcomes accompanied program implementation.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction -- Data sources and analytic approach -- District context and Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program theory of action -- Capacity-building interventions -- Principals' leadership practices, principals' skills, and school-and-classroom-level responses to the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program -- Principals' performance on rubric and achievement measures -- Student achievement trends -- Key findings and recommendations.
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Figures; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; What We Know About Relationships Between School Leadership and Student Achievement; The Need for New Systems for Evaluating Principals; Evaluation Questions; Organization of This Report; CHAPTER TWO: Data Sources and Analytic Approach; Data Sources; Principal Surveys; Coach Surveys; Teacher Survey; Interviews with Building-Level Staff; Interviews and Email Communications with District-Level Staff and External Consultants; Reviews of Documentation.
Principals' Scores on the Administrators' Performance Standard RubricStudent Data; Analytic Approach; Principal, Coach, and Teacher Survey Data; Factor Analysis; Interviews with Building-Level Staff; District Interviews and Document Review; Rubric, Achievement, and Bonus Data; Method for Linking and Jointly Analyzing Rubric and Achievement Data; Limitations; CHAPTER THREE: District Context and Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program Theory of Action; District Context and Related Reforms; Theory of Action Overview; Interventions for Building Capacity.
Professional Development to Improve LeadershipEvaluation and Feedback; Mechanisms for Evaluation; Mechanisms for Feedback: Assistant Superintendent Coaching; Mechanisms for Feedback: Teaching and Learning Teams; Incentives; Salary Increment; Achievement Bonus; Determination of Bonus Award Amounts; Impact on Principals; Impact on Schools; Impact on Classrooms and Students; CHAPTER FOUR: Capacity-Building Interventions; Professional Development; Evaluation and Feedback; Incentives; Summary of Key Findings.
CHAPTER FIVE: Principals' Leadership Practices, Principals' Skills, and School- and Classroom-Level Responses to the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive ProgramChanges in Principals' Leadership Practices and Skills; Principals' Practices; Principals' Perceptions of Their Skills and Need for Support; Other Staff Perceptions of Principals' Leadership; Perceived Role of the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program; School- and Classroom-Level Changes; In-School Professional Development; Incorporating Data into Instructional Leadership; Teaching and Learning Teams; Changes in Classrooms; Summary.
CHAPTER SIX: Principals' Performance on Rubric and Achievement MeasuresPrincipals' Performance on the Evaluation Rubric; Principals' Performance on the Achievement Bonus Measures; Bonus Payments and Principals' Mobility; Summary; CHAPTER SEVEN: Student Achievement Trends; Achievement Trends; Addressing Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps; Summary; CHAPTER EIGHT: Key Findings and Recommendations; Key Findings; What Is the District's Theory of Action Regarding How the Pittsburgh Principal Incentive Program Is Expected to Promote Improved Student Outcomes?
Subject School improvement programs -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Case studies.
Educational leadership -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Case studies.
Educational change -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Case studies.
School principals -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Case studies.
EDUCATION -- Decision-Making & Problem Solving.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
Educational change. (OCoLC)fst00903371
Educational leadership. (OCoLC)fst00903527
School improvement programs. (OCoLC)fst01107461
School principals. (OCoLC)fst01107681
Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. (OCoLC)fst01205171
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Hamilton, Laura S.
Other Form: Print version: Improving school leadership through support, evaluation, and incentives. Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2012 9780833076175 (DLC) 2012021169
ISBN 9780833076335 (electronic bk.)
0833076337 (electronic bk.)
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0833076329 (electronic bk.)
0833076175 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780833076175 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780833076175 (pbk. ; alk. paper)

 
    
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