• Research Brief

    Challenges and Opportunities Facing Principals in the First Year at a School

    Presents a summary of research on first-year principals' experiences, actions, working conditions, and outcomes; the research is intended to inform efforts to promote school improvement and principal retention.

    Feb 23, 2012

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    Improving School Leadership: The Promise of Cohesive Leadership Systems

    Creating more-cohesive policies and initiatives to improve instructional leadership in schools appears to be a promising approach to developing school principals who are engaged in improving instruction.

    Dec 31, 2008

  • Report

    Teacher and Principal Survey Results in the National Preventive Dentistry Demonstration Program

    Three questionnaire surveys were conducted with teachers and principals in the National Preventive Dentistry Demonstration Program.

    Jan 1, 1984

  • Report

    The effects of federal education programs on school principals

    This is a study of the effects of federal education programs on the job of school principals. It asks: (1) how have school principals' jobs changed in the past five years, (2) how much of the change is due to federal programs, and (3) to what degre...

    Jan 1, 1980

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    Lindsay Daugherty

    Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.A. in applied economics, University of Michigan; B.A. in economics, University of California, Berkeley

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    Laura S. Hamilton

    Associate Director, RAND Education; Senior Behavioral Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in educational psychology, M.S. in statistics, Stanford University; M.S. in psychology in education, University of Pennsylvania; B.S. in music education, Duquesne University

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    Rebecca Herman

    Senior Policy Researcher; Distinguished Chair in Education Policy
    Education Ph.D. in sociology, Johns Hopkins University; M.A. in sociology, Johns Hopkins University; B.A. in English, Johns Hopkins University

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    Elaine Lin Wang

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in learning sciences and policy, University of Pittsburgh; M.A. in curriculum, teaching, and learning, University of Toronto; B.Ed. in secondary English and French education, University of British Columbia; B.A. in English and French, University of British Columbia