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  • Educators talking in a school hallway, photo by Claire Holt/The Wallace Foundation

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    Taking Stock of Principal Pipelines

    Jun 23, 2020

    To what extent do U.S. school districts view school principals as a key lever for school improvement? Superintendents and senior officials from a national sample of school districts shared their views on principal pipelines and the priority their districts place on them.

  • Middle school reading teacher Shayna Boyd prepares for the start of remote teaching in her home office in Chicago, Illinois, April 8, 2020, photo by Brendan O'Brien/Reuters

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    How COVID-19 Affected America's Schools

    May 26, 2020

    RAND surveyed teachers and principals to gauge how the pandemic has affected schooling, what supports these educators need, and how they are thinking about the next school year.

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    Assistance and Accountability in Externally Managed Schools: The Case of Edison Schools, Inc.

    Ways in which the assistance and resources provided by Edison as well as accountability mechanisms have translated into principal and teacher actions.

    Jul 1, 2008

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    Value-Added Assessment in Practice

    To encourage and facilitate data-driven decisionmaking, many states and districts have begun providing staff with information from value-added assessment systems—collections of complex statistical techniques that use multiple years of test-score data to estimate the causal effects of individual schools or teachers on student learning.

    Oct 14, 2007

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    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

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    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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    Laura S. Hamilton

    Senior Behavioral Scientist, Distinguished Chair in Learning and Assessment, Director, Center for Social and Emotional Learning Research
    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
    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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    Alice Huguet

    Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in urban education policy, University of Southern California; M.A. in elementary education, Loyola Marymount University; B.S. in political science, University of Oregon

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    Andrea Prado Tuma

    Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in human development and social policy, Northwestern University; M.A. in human development and social policy, Northwestern University; B.A. in psychology, Vassar College

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    Elizabeth D. Steiner

    Associate Policy Researcher; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S.P.P.M. in public policy administration and analysis, Carnegie Mellon University; B.A. in psychology, Vassar College

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    Elaine Lin Wang

    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

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