Education Reference Guide: School Policies & Leadership, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835397
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835398
  • DDC: 371.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 102 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to the policies and practices of successful school administrations, and their responsibility in providing a high quality faculty, a safe school environment, and an active curriculum for their students. The essays begin by looking at the policies that aim to foster teachers' professional development and encourage collaboration within the school community. The discussion then moves to the number of issues that commonly face and the effective procedures used to identify, address, and rectify them.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Recruiting, Hiring & Retaining Highly Qualified Teachers.
2: Teacher Supervising.
3: Professional & Staff Development Opportunities.
4: Staff Performance Evaluations.
5: Performance-Based Salaries.
6: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Source Referencing & Plagiarism.
7: Becoming a Public School Administrator.
8: Faculty Staff Diversity.
9: Decision-Making Structures & Processes.
10: Centralized Administration.
11: Classroom Autonomy.
12: Student Governments.
13: School Dropout Issues.
14: "Sick" School Buildings.
15: "Green" Schools.