Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms
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Leadership Lessons from Comprehensive School Reforms by Joseph F. Murphy
Book Description'Leadership Lessons From Comprehensive School Reform addresses a topic that has received far too little attention in the comprehensive school reform movement: the role of school and district leaders in the reform process. This volume shows how much we've learned about how leaders shape comprehensive reform and how the reform process must shape leadership' - Robert Slavin, Co-Director, Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk, Johns Hopkins University This book explores three clusters and ten actual models used in comprehensive school reform. The book shows how leadership is affected by and transformed by the major reform initiatives being implemented in America's schools. While research-based, the editors and contributors have committed to writing to a broad audience of practitioners. The editors provide readers with lessons in leadership that can be drawn from the programs explored in each chapter by leaders in their field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761978466
(254mm x 178mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joseph F. Murphy
Understanding Schooling Through the Eyes of Students, Paperback (June 2016)
This book deals with teaching and leading by looking more closely and more deliberately at students' understanding of schooling. It shows readers how to tap into student insight and adjust thinking to see education and learning through their eyes.
Creating Instructional Capacity, Paperback (December 2015)
This book, together with Creating Productive Cultures in Schools, cover the two foundational anchors that ground effective school leadership, and provide the full encyclopedia of leadership for school improvement.
Creating Productive Cultures in Schools, Paperback (June 2014)
Leading Researchers Joseph Murphy and Daniela Torre shed light on two critical issues in education today: student underachievement and how to build effective, high-performing schools.
Architecture of School Improvement, Paperback (July 2013)» View all books by Joseph F. Murphy
More than 70 humorous and thought-provoking lessons guide improvement-minded educators toward what works, what doesn't, and what matters most in school improvement.
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Author Biography - Joseph F. Murphy
Joseph F. Murphy is the Frank W. Mayborn Chair and associate dean at Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University. He has also been a faculty member at the University of Illinois and The Ohio State University, where he was the William Ray Flesher Professor of Education. In the public schools, he has served as an administrator at the school, district, and state levels, including an appointment as the executive assistant to the chief deputy superintendent of public instruction in California. His most recent appointment was as the founding president of the Ohio Principals Leadership Academy. At the university level, he has served as department chair and associate dean. He is past vice president of the American Educational Research Association and was the founding chair of the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC). He is co-editor of the AERA Handbook on Educational Administration (1999) and editor of the National Society for the Study of Education (NSSE) yearbook, The Educational Leadership Challenge (2002). His work is in the area of school improvement, with special emphasis on leadership and policy. He has authored or co-authored 18 books in this area and edited another 12. His most recent authored volumes include Understanding and Assessing the Charter School Movement (2002), Leadership for Literacy: Research-Based Practice, PreK-3 (2003), Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement (2005), Preparing School Leaders: Defining a Research and Action Agenda (2006), and Turning Around Failing Schools: Lessons From the Organizational Sciences.
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