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New and Published Books

  1. Introduction to the Principalship

    Theory to Practice

    By Leslie S. Kaplan, William A. Owings

    The latest leadership textbook from respected author team Kaplan and Owings explores how principals can effectively build a culture around student achievement. Introduction to the Principalship helps aspiring principals understand how to develop a vision for improvement, make decisions and manage...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Improving Teaching through Observation and Feedback

    Beyond State and Federal Mandates

    By Alyson L. Lavigne, Thomas L Good

    In response to Race to the Top, schools nationwide are rapidly overhauling their teacher evaluation processes. Often forced to develop and implement these programs without adequate extra-institutional support or relevant experience, already-taxed administrators need accessible and practical...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Education Politics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bruce S. Cooper, James G. Cibulka, Lance D. Fusarelli

    This revised edition of the Handbook of Education Politics and Policy presents the latest research and theory on the most important topics within the field of the politics of education. Well-known scholars in the fields of school leadership, politics, policy, law, finance, and educational reform...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools

    Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems

    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book extends our understanding of the attitudes and behaviors of teachers who improve their schools consistently and considerably. It sets out to critically analyze and examine organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) in schools from a contextual perspective and to display the uniqueness of...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Financing Public Schools

    Theory, Policy, and Practice

    By Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon, F. King Alexander

    Financing Public Schools moves beyond the basics of financing public elementary and secondary education to explore the historical, philosophical, and legal underpinnings of a viable public school system. Coverage includes the operational aspects of school finance, including issues regarding teacher...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Implementation Fidelity in Education Research

    Designer and Evaluator Considerations

    Edited by Coby Meyers, W. Christopher Brandt

    Implementation science is an important and underrepresented topic in the literature of educational research, despite the fact that it is inextricably tied to education policy and improvement. Implementation fidelity (the degree to which a program or intervention is delivered as planned) is, in...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    Series: Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Decision Making in Educational Leadership

    Principles, Policies, and Practices

    Edited by Stephanie Chitpin, Colin W. Evers

    The increased focus on raising standards in education requires leaders to engage in complex decision making about teacher assessment, mandated accountability measures, and the collection and use of large amounts of data. Showcasing exemplary practices of school and district administrators, Decision...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Managing Complex Change in School

    Engaging pedagogy, technology, learning and leadership

    By Alejandro Salcedo Garcia, Keith Morrison, Ah Chung Tsoi, Jinming He

    Leading and managing change in schools is a complex topic. In this timely book the authors take the reader through a journey of how to lead and manage multidimensional change in order to create engaged learners, teachers, leaders and managers. They provide a readable and straightforward account of...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge