Although there are several case study books for administrators, this one book, specifically for superintendents, is framed within the state and national standards. It offers a way for superintendents as well as those in training to combine best-practice theory with practice using everyday, realistic situations. Each chapter includes: · questions for discussion · references · additional resources Readers will also find a corresponding brief literature review and a case study that illustrates the standard being discussed.
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About the Author
Sandra Lowery is a former public school superintendent. She is currently a full professor and chair of the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Sandra Harris is an educator with experience in K-12 public and private schools. She is currently assistant professor in the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 A Memorial for Alyssa and Jenna Chapter 4 2 A Culture of Success or the Emperor's New Clothes Chapter 5 3 The Blytheville Story: The Challenge of Changing Demographics Chapter 6 4 The Politics of School Reform Chapter 7 5 Higher Test Scores at Any Price Chapter 8 6 Se Habla Español Aqui? Chapter 9 7 Oops! Technology Problems Chapter 10 8 Spending a Make-Believe Budget Chapter 11 9 Contaminated Ground Chapter 12 10 AccusationsTrue or False? Chapter 13 Appendix 1 Texas Competencies for the Superintendent Chapter 14 Appendix 2 Standards for School Leaders