Journal of Educational Administration: Volume 61 Issue 2


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Outlier leadership in Alabama: resource challenged schools and principal practices

Kimberly Joy Rushing, Andrew Pendola

Schools in resource challenged communities require principal approaches that break patterns of low expectations and low student achievement. This study identifies Alabama’s…

Exploring middle-level school leadership styles through role-play simulations

Geva Iftach, Orly Shapira-Lishchinsky

The study's main goal is to investigate different leadership styles that characterize middle-level leaders, the intermediate leadership tier of role holders in school, as they…

Using social media to create real time online networks of school leaders

Dustin Miller, Shantanu Tilak, Marvin Evans, Michael Glassman

School leaders work in a fast-paced job that requires critical decision-making, often without the luxury of time. Additionally, problems may be new and leave school leaders…

Contextual imperatives for effective shared instructional leadership: a fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis

Xi Zhan, Min Cao

Principal instructional leadership and teacher participation in decision-making are conceptualized as shared instructional leadership (SIL) – a management philosophy that…

Examining the trident: how data from the PISA study can be used to identify associations among context, school leadership and student outcomes

David Kemethofer, Christoph Weber, Stefan Brauckmann-Sajkiewicz, Petros Pashiardis

In an era of increased autonomy and accountability in education, school principals have been given the responsibility for many tasks that used to be centralized, such as hiring…

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