Leadership, Governance and Management

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    Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools 2016, Results from Fiscal Year 2014-15
     
    Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools are components of the Performance Management and Benchmarking Project, an initiative created by the Council to define, gather, and report data on key performance indicators (KPIs) in various non-academic operations of school district management.
    190 pages
    October 2016
     
     
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    Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools: 2015
     
    Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools are components of the Performance Management and Benchmarking Project, an initiative created by the Council to define, gather, and report data on key performance indicators (KPIs) in various non-academic operations of school district management.
    192 pages
    October 2015
     
     
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    Managing for Results in America's Great City Schools, 2014
     
    Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools are components of the Performance Management and Benchmarking Project, an initiative created by the Council to define, gather, and report data on key performance indicators (KPIs) in various non-academic operations of school district management.
    178 pages
    October 2014
     
     
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    Reversing the Cycle of Deterioration in the Nation's Public School Buildings
     
    This report describes how school districts, financially squeezed over long periods of time, made economic decisions that reduced the most cost-effective types of maintenance work: preventive and predictive maintenance.
    78 pages
    October 2014
     
     
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    Urban Indicator: Urban School Superintendents: Characteristics, Tenure, and Salary, Eighth Survey and Report
     
    The Council of the Great City Schools prepared this report to improve public understanding of employment patterns and demographic trends among the nation’s urban superintendents.
    10 pages
    Fall 2014
     
     
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    Impact of Sequestration on the Nation's Urban Public Schools
     
    This report contains data that the Council collected via survey from 31 major urban school districts regarding the specific program impact from sequestration, and the complications the cuts would cause.
    9 pages
    December 2013
     
     
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    Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools, 2013
     
    Managing for Results in America’s Great City Schools are components of the Performance Management and Benchmarking Project, an initiative created by the Council to define, gather, and report data on key perfor-mance indicators (KPIs) in various non-academic operations of school district management.
    178 pages
    October 2013
     
     
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    Principal Evaluations and the Principal Supervisor: Survey Results from the Great City Schools
     
    In the fall of 2012, the Council of the Great City Schools received a grant from the Wallace Foundation to investigate the ways principals are supported and evaluated in large urban school districts and districts that participate in the Wallace leadership initiative. This involves taking a closer look at the roles and responsibilities of principal supervisors—defined here as individuals who directly oversee and/or evaluate the performance of principals.
    30 pages
    March 2013
     
     
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