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Balanced Leadership®: What 30 Years of Research Tells Us about the Effect of Leadership on Student Achievement

Although this framework errs on the side of the analytical rather than the emotional, it’s still a useful read. Perhaps the most useful thing in it is the exploration of first order vs second order change, and how two different people can view the same change as being consistent with the prevailing paradigm or a departure from it. Each person has their own needs, and we, as leaders need to adjust to them. “Leadership matters. A significant, positive correlation exists between effective school leadership and student achievement.” via Balanced Leadership®:… Read more Balanced Leadership®: What 30 Years of Research Tells Us about the Effect of Leadership on Student Achievement

Changing the Odds: What Matters Most for Student Achievement

This report examines thousands of studies of education and calls out those practices that demonstrate the largest effects on student achievement. It goes beyond identifying “what works” to identify what matters most—those influences and approaches that stand clearly above the rest—and distills these influences into five “high-leverage,” “high payoff” areas for improving students’ chances for life success. via Changing the Odds: What Matters Most for Student Achievement.