Wallace Foundation on AfterSchool Programs, Principals

August 5, 2015 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

The Wallace Foundation has released several new resources:

After School Programs:

A new report titled Growing together, Learning Together: What Cities have discovered about Building Afterschool Systems. Read the report or infographic.

  • focuses on the four elements that the most current evidence and experience suggest are essential to a successful system: strong leadership from major players, coordination that fits the local context, effective use of data and a comprehensive approach to quality.

Principals:

Making Time for Instructional Leadership,

  • a new three-volume Wallace-commissioned report, describes how about 700 schools around the nation are using the “SAM process,” an approach to helping principals focus on improving instruction in their classrooms by reducing the amount of time they spend on building management and day-to-day administration. The report is by a team of researchers from Vanderbilt University and the University of Pennyslvania.

The School Principal as Leader

  • Report describes the five practices featured in the videos below
  • Video series follows 10 principals in four metropolitan areas through their workdays, showing how they use five practices of effective school leadership to improve teaching and learning in their classrooms. The practices, described in The School Principal as Leader, are based on more than a decade of Wallace-supported research to identify what successful principals do. The five-video series, produced by WNET, New York City’s PBS affiliate, is also available on the PBS LearningMedia website.

Check ’em out!

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