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George W. Bush Institute and New Leaders release report on district conditions to support school leadership

By New Leaders
June 10, 2014


June 10, 2014 –Today, the George W. Bush Institute’s Alliance to Reform Education Leadership (AREL) and New Leaders, Inc. released a framework outlining the conditions necessary for leaders to transform schools.

Great Principals at Scale: Creating District Conditions That Enable All Principals to Be Effective and the Great Principals at Scale Toolkit are results of the Conditions for Effective Leadership Project, which included more than 20 education and leadership experts brought together by the Bush Institute and New Leaders.

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The RAND Corporation and Mathematica Policy Research Validate the Positive Student Achievement Impact of New Leaders, Inc.

By New Leaders
May 19, 2014


New York City, NY, May 20, 2014 – The RAND Corporation released a rigorous, independent long-term program evaluation of New Leaders, Inc., which found that students attending New Leaders schools attain higher student achievement results than their peers by a statistically significant margin specifically because they have a New Leader principal at the helm.  “Our rigorous analysis of the effect that New Leaders principals have on student outcomes uses state of the art methods. We looked at the outcomes of about 400 principals in traditional public and charter schools across the country – every principal prepared by New Leaders since its inception who was placed as a principal and for whom we had access to data.  The results demonstrate that principals who receive high-quality training can positively affect student achievement” said Susan M. Gates, lead author of the study and a senior economist at RAND.

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Prioritizing Leadership: New Leaders’ Federal Policy Platform

By New Leaders
April 16, 2014


New Leaders, Inc. is set to release their latest policy publication on April 16, 2014.  Prioritizing Leadership: New Leaders’ Federal Policy Platform is the latest in a series of policy, practice, and research publications available from the education non-profit.

Prioritizing Leadership outlines various vehicles federal policymakers can use to focus on the importance of school leadership.  For ease of use, the series is divided into five distinct briefs: A Shared Vision of Leadership; Teacher Leadership; Preparation and Licensure; Continuous Professional Growth; and Retention and Rewards.

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