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2011 Standard 5 - Bibliography

School Culture and Leadership
 

1. The school community consciously and continuously builds a safe, positive, respectful, and supportive culture that fosters student responsibility for learning and results in shared ownership, pride, and high expectations for all.

Black, Paul, and Dylan Wiliam.  Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.  Phi Delta Kappan International, 1998. Retrieved from http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/k_v90/k0809mal.htm.

Bryk, Anthony S., and Barbara Schneider.  Trust in Schools: A Core Resource for School Reform.  Educational Leadership. March 2003 | Volume 60 | Number 6. pp 40-45. Retrieved from
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/
mar03/vol60/num06/Trust_in_Schools@_A_Core_Resource_
for_School_Reform.aspx
(accessed July 2009).www.ascd.org
/publications/educational_leadership/
mar03/vol60/num06/Trust_in_Schools@_A_Core_
Resource_for_School_Reform.aspx


Burris, Carol Corbett, and Delia T. Garrity. Detracking for Excellence and Equity. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Burris, Carol Corbett, Ed Wiley, Kevin Welner, and John Murphy.  Accountability, Rigor, and Detracking: Achievement Effects of Embracing a Challenging Curriculum as a Universal Good for All Students.  Teachers College Record. Vol. 110, #3, p. 571-607, March 2008. To order online: http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=
14614
. Member login required.

Cheng Wing-Yi, Rebecca Shui-Fong Lam, and Joanne Chung-Yan Chan. When High Achievers and Low Achievers Work in the Same Group: The Roles of Group Heterogeneity and Processes in Project-Based Learning. British Journal of Educational Psychology. v78 n2 p205-221 Jun 2008. To retrieved article online: http://www.bpsjournals.co.uk/journals/bjep/ (Freely available to subsribers; nonsubscribers may purchase.)

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollection
Documents/WF/Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/
PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOf
KeyPracticesandPolicies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Education Trust. Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students. The Education Trust, November 2005. Retrieved from http://www.edtrust.org/dc/publication/gaining-traction-gaining-ground-how-some-high-schools-accelerate-learning-for-struggl (accessed July 2009)

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_
Guide.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_Gates_
Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D. Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Klem, Adena M., and James P. Connell.  Relationships Matter: Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement.   Journal of School Health, September 2004, Vol. 74, No. 7. P.262.
Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Klem_and_Connell_2004_
JOSH_article.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Klem, Adena M., and James P. Connell. Engaging Youth in School. Institute for Research and Reform in Education.
Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Engaging_Youth_9-8-04.pdf (accessed 2009).

Lambert, Linda. How to Build Leadership Capacity.  Educational Leadership. April 1998 | Volume 55 | Number 7. pp 17-19. Read the abstract/buy the article: http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/apr98/vol55/
num07/abstract.aspx#How_to_Build_Leadership_Capacity
(accessed July 2009).

Lieberman, A., B. Falk, and L. Alexander. A Culture in the Making: Leadership in Learner-Centered Schools. New York: National Center for Restructuring Education, School, and Teaching, 1994.

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%
20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. Increasing Academic Rigor in High Schools: Stakeholders Perspectives. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, October 2006. http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/NNCO/RigorScan.pdf (26 pgs)

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center, July 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center. June 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 21st Century Skills Professional Development, a Partnership for 21st Century Skills e-paper, 21st Century Skills, 2007. Retrieved from http://www.p21.org/documents/21st_century_skills_
professional_development.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Quint, Janet, Saskia Levy Thompson, and Margaret Bald. Relationships, Rigor and Readiness. Strategies for Improving High Schools. Report from conference of midsize school districts. MDRC, 2008. Retrieved from
www.mdrc.org/publications/498/full.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Rhodes, David et al. Getting to Results: Student Outcomes in New and Redesigned High Schools. Prepared by the National Evaluation of High School Transformation for the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation, 2005. Retrieved from
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/learning/Documents/Outcomes%20Rpt%2010_21.pdf. (accessed July 2009).

Schmoker, Michael J. The Results Fieldbook: Practical Strategies from Dramatically Improved Schools. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2001. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, and Cindy A. Strickland. Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, Kay Brimijoin, and Lane Narvaez. The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom: Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2003. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2001. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Uline, Cynthia, and Megan Tschannen-Moran. ""The Walls Speak: The Interplay of Quality Facilities, School Climate, and Student Achievement."" Journal of Educational Administration, v46 n1 p55-73 2008.  Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewPDF.jsp?contentType=Article&Filename=html/Output/Published/
EmeraldFullTextArticle/Pdf/0740460104.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.



2. The school is equitable and inclusive where every student, over the course of four years of high school, is enrolled in heterogeneous classes in each curriculum area.

Alpert, Bracha, and Shlomit Bechar. School Organisational Efforts in Search for Alternatives to Ability Grouping. Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, v24 n6 p1599-1612 Aug 2008. To order online: http://www.elsevier.com. Member login required.

Archbald, Doug, and Julia Keleher.  Measuring Conditions and Consequences of Tracking in the High School Curriculum.  American Secondary Education, v36 n2 p26-42 Spr 2008. To subscribe to the printed journal online: http://www.ashland.edu/academics/education/ase/.

Burris, Carol Corbett, and Delia T. Garrity. Detracking for Excellence and Equity. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Burris, Carol Corbett, Ed Wiley, Kevin Welner, and John Murphy. Accountability, Rigor, and Detracking: Achievement Effects of Embracing a Challenging Curriculum as a Universal Good for All Students. Teachers College Record. Vol. 110, #3, p. 571-607, March 2008. To order online: http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=14614. Member login required.

Cheng Wing-Yi, Rebecca Shui-Fong Lam, and Joanne Chung-Yan Chan. When High Achievers and Low Achievers Work in the Same Group: The Roles of Group Heterogeneity and Processes in Project-Based Learning. British Journal of Educational Psychology. v78 n2 p205-221 Jun 2008. To retrieved article online: http://www.bpsjournals.co.uk/journals/bjep/ (Freely available to subsribers; nonsubscribers may purchase.)

Conley, David T., College Knowledge: What It Really Takes for Students to Succeed and What We Can Do to Get Them Ready. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008. To order online: http://www.josseybass.com.

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Education Trust. Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students. The Education Trust, November 2005. Retrieved from
http://www2.edtrust.org/NR/rdonlyres/6226B581-83C3-4447-9CE7-31C5694B9EF6/0/GainingTractionGainingGround.pdf (accessed July 2009)


Futrell, Mary Hatwood, and Joel Gomez.   How Tracking Creates a Poverty of Learning.  Educational Leadership. May 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 8 pp 74-78. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/may08/vol65/
num08/How_Tracking_Creates_a_Poverty_of_Learning.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Garrity, Delia.  Detracking With Vigilance.  The School Administrator, August 2004. To order back issues online: http://www.aasa.org. (Available on: http://www.thefreelibrary.com/_/print/PrintArticle.aspx?id=120907970

Glass Gene V.  Grouping Students For Instruction.   In The School Reform Proposals: The Research Evidence, edited by Alex Molnar, 5.1-5.23, Education Policy Studies Laboratory (EPSL), Arizona State University, 2002.
Retrieved from http://epsl.asu.edu/epru/documents/EPRU%202002-101/
Chapter%2005-Glass-Final.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Hallinan, Maureen T. Ability Group Effects on High School Learning Outcomes.  Ability Group Effects on High School Learning Outcomes, http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2sql/
content_storage_01/0000019b/80/1a/4e/fb.pdf
(34 pgs).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_Guide.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_
Gates_Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D.   Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Klem, Adena M., and James P. Connell.   Relationships Matter:
Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement.  Journal of School Health, September 2004, Vol. 74, No. 7. P.262. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Klem_and_Connell_2004_
JOSH_article.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Levy, Holli M.  Meeting the Needs of All Students through Differentiated Instruction: Helping Every Child Reach and Exceed Standards.  Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v81 n4 p161-164 Mar-Apr 2008.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Tracking Position Statement.  National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). July 2006.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Rhodes, David et al. Getting to Results: Student Outcomes in New and Redesigned High Schools. Prepared by the National Evaluation of High School Transformation for the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation, 2005. Retrieved from http://www.gatesfoundation.org/learning/Documents/Outcomes%20Rpt%2010_21.pdf. (accessed July 2009).

Science Daily.  Grouping Kids By Ability Harms Education, Two Studies Show. Science Daily, September 21, 2007. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/09/070915104849.htm (accessed July 2009).

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, and Cindy A. Strickland. Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, Kay Brimijoin, and Lane Narvaez. The Differentiated School: Making Revolutionary Changes in Teaching and Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom: Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2003. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2001. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Viadero, Debra.  PISA Results Scoured for Secrets to Better Science Scores. 21st Century Skills. Education Week. January 9, 2008. To access online: http://www.edweek.org (available subscribers only; nonsubscribers may purchase on single article basis).

Wheelock,Anne. The Case for Untracking.  Educational Leadership. October 1992 | Volume 50 | Number 2. pp 6-10. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/oct92/vol50/
num02/The_Case_for_Untracking.aspx
(accessed July 2009).
 

3. There is a formal, on-going program(s) or process(es) through which each student has an adult in the school, in addition to the school counselor, who knows the student well and assists the student in achieving the school’s 21st century learning expectations.

Black, Susan.   Getting Advisories Right.  American School Board Journal, v189 n10 p48-50 Oct 2002.
To retrieved article online: http://www.asbj.com. Registration and subscription required.

Boorstein, Gail. A Study of Advisory. Bank Street College of Education, 1997.

Champeau, Ryan. Doing Advisories.  Principal Leadership, v6 n7 p22-26 Mar 2006. To access article online (pdf): http://www.principals.org/s_nassp/; member login is required.

Gewertz, Catherine.  An Advisory Advantage.  Education Week, v26 n26 p22-25 Mar 2007. To access online: http://www.edweek.org (available subscribers only; nonsubscribers may purchase on single article basis).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_Guide.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_
Gates_Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D.  Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Klem, Adena M., and James P. Connell.  Relationships Matter:
Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement.  Journal of School Health, September 2004, Vol. 74, No. 7. P.262.
Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Klem_and_Connell_2004_
JOSH_article.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Osofsky, Debbie, Gregg Sinner, Denise Wolk, and Sherri Miles, ed. Changing Systems To Personalize Learning: The Power of Advisories. The Educational Alliance at Brown University. 2003. To order online: http://www.alliance.brown.edu/pubs/changing_systems/power_of_advisories/.
Guidebook available online: http://www.alliance.brown.edu/pubs/changing_
systems/power_of_advisories/thepower.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Sinner, Gregg.   Home Sweet Home.  Principal Leadership, v4 n7 p37-41 Mar 2004. To access article online (pdf): http://www.principals.org/s_nassp/; member login is required.

Witmer, Judith T.  Teachers as Advisers.  Executive Educator, v14 n5 p41-42 May 1992.



4. In order to improve student learning through professional development, the principal and professional staff:

• engage in professional discourse for reflection, inquiry and
  analysis of teaching and learning
• use resources outside of the school to maintain currency with
  best practices
• dedicate formal time to implement professional development
• apply the skills, practices, and ideas gained in order to improve
  curriculum, instruction and assessment
 
Aseltine, James M., Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio. Supervision for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2006. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Black, Paul, and Dylan Wiliam.  Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.  Phi Delta Kappan International, 1998. Retrieved from http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/kbla9810.html.

Danielson,Charlotte. Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2007. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Darling-Hammond, Linda.  Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning.   Educational Leadership. February 1998 | Volume 55 | Number 5.pp 6-11. Retrieved from
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/
feb98/vol55/num05/Teacher_Learning_That_Supports_Student_
Learning.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Education Trust. Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students. The Education Trust, November 2005. Retrieved from
http://www2.edtrust.org/NR/rdonlyres/6226B581-83C3-4447-9CE7-31C5694B9EF6/0/GainingTractionGainingGround.pdf (accessed July 2009)

Garet, Michael S. et al. Designing Effective Professional Development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education, October 1999. To order online: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. http://www.ed.gov/inits/teachers/eisenhower/designlessons.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_
Gates_Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D. Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Klem, Adena M., and James P. Connell.   Relationships Matter:
Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement.  Journal of School Health, September 2004, Vol. 74, No. 7. P.262.
Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Klem_and_Connell_2004_
JOSH_article.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Key Issue: Enhancing Teacher Leadership. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, October, 2007. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/leadership/EnhancingTeacher
Leadership.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center, July 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Phlegar, Janet M., and Nancy Hurley.   Designing Job-Embedded Professional Learning: The Authentic Task Approach.  Learning Innovations at WestEd. 1999. http://www.wested.org/online_pub/l-9818.pdf (15 pgs)

Rutherford, Paula. Instruction for All Students. Alexandria, VA; Just ASK Publications, 2008. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Rutherford, Paula. Leading the Learning: A Field Guide for Supervision and Evaluation. Alexandria, VA: Just ASK Publications, 2005. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Thiers, Naomi.  How Schools Improve. Educational Leadership Study Guide. February 2005 | Volume 62 | Number 5. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/
feb05/vol62/num05/How_Schools_Improve.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, and Cindy A. Strickland. Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2001. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.

Wagner, Tony. Beyond Testing: The Seven Disciplines for Strengthening Instruction.  School Change Consulting (first published in Education Week, 2003). Must register and login to download pdf file.
Retrieved from http://www.schoolchange.org/articles/beyond_testing.html (accessed July 2009).

Wiggins, Grant, and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Wormeli, Rick. Differentiation: From Planning to Practice Grades 6–12. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2007. To order onlin: http://www.stenhouse.com.


5. School leaders regularly use research-based evaluation and supervision processes that focus on improved student learning.

Aseltine, James M., Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio. Supervision for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2006. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Black, Paul, and Dylan Wiliam.  Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.  Phi Delta Kappan International, 1998. Retrieved from http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/kbla9810.html.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Darling-Hammond, Linda.  Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning.  Educational Leadership. February 1998 | Volume 55 | Number 5.pp 6-11. Retrieved from
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/
feb98/vol55/num05/Teacher_Learning_That_Supports_Student_
Learning.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Education Trust. Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students. The Education Trust, November 2005. Retrieved from
http://www2.edtrust.org/NR/rdonlyres/6226B581-83C3-4447-9CE7-31C5694B9EF6/0/GainingTractionGainingGround.pdf (accessed July 2009)

Garet, Michael S. et al. Designing Effective Professional Development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education, October 1999. To order online: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. http://www.ed.gov/inits/teachers/eisenhower/designlessons.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_Guide.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_
Gates_Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D.   Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Key Issue: Enhancing Teacher Leadership. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, October, 2007. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/leadership/Enhancing
TeacherLeadership.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center. June 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Partnership for 21st Century Skills. 21st Century Skills Assessment, a Partnership for 21st Century Skills e-paper, 21st Century Skills, 2007. Retrieved from http://www.p21.org/documents/21st_century_skills_
assessment.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Phlegar, Janet M., and Nancy Hurley.   Designing Job-Embedded Professional Learning: The Authentic Task Approach. Learning Innovations at WestEd. 1999. http://www.wested.org/online_pub/l-9818.pdf (15 pgs)

Reeves, Douglas B. Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Rutherford, Paula. Leading the Learning: A Field Guide for Supervision and Evaluation. Alexandria, VA: Just ASK Publications, 2005. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, and Cindy A. Strickland. Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom: Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2003. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.

Wagner, Tony.   Beyond Testing: The Seven Disciplines for Strengthening Instruction.  School Change Consulting (first published in Education Week, 2003). Must register and login to download pdf file.
Retrieved from http://www.schoolchange.org/articles/beyond_testing.html (accessed July 2009).

Wiggins, Grant, and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.



6. The organization of time supports research-based instruction, professional collaboration among teachers, and the learning needs of all students.

Aseltine, James M., Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio. Supervision for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2006. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Brandt, C., C. Mathers, M. Oliva, M. Brown-Sims, and J. Hess. Examining district guidance to schools on teacher evaluation policies in the Midwest Region (Issues & Answers Report, REL2007-No. 030). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2007.
Summary retrieved from
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midwest/pdf/REL_2007030_
sum.pdf Report: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midwest/pdf/REL_2007030.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Brandt, C., J. Thomas, and M. Burke. State policies on teacher evaluation practices in the Midwest Region (REL Technical Brief, REL 2008-No. 004). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest, 2008.
Retrieved from
http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midwest/pdf/techbrief/tr_00408.pdf(accessed July 2009).

Coggshall, Jane, Jeffrey Max, and Katherine Bassett. Using Performance-Based Assessments to Identify and Support Highly Qualified Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, June 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.tqsource.org/publications/keyIssue-June2008.pdf (acessed July 2009).

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Danielson,Charlotte. Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2007. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Goe, Laura, Courtney Bell, and Olivia Little. Approaches to Evaluate Teacher Effectiveness: A Research Synthesis. National Comprensive Center for Teacher Quality, June 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.tqsource.org/publications/EvaluatingTeachEffectiveness.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Goe, Laura. Using Value-Added Models to Identify and Support Highly Effective Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality, May 2008. http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/UsingValueAddedModels.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_Guide.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Key Issue: Enhancing Teacher Leadership. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, October, 2007. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/leadership/Enhancing
TeacherLeadership.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center. June 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Rooney, Joanne.  The Principal Connection / What Do We Believe?  Educational Leadership. February 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 5. pp 88-90.
Retrieved from
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/feb08/vol65/
num05/What_Do_We_Believe%C2%A2.aspx
(accessed July 2009)."

Rutherford, Paula. Leading the Learning: A Field Guide for Supervision and Evaluation. Alexandria, VA: Just ASK Publications, 2005. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Toch,Thomas, and Robert Rothman.   Rush to Judgment: Teacher Evaluation in Public Education.  Education Sector, January 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/RushToJudgment_ES_Jan08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.

Wagner, Tony.   Beyond Testing: The Seven Disciplines for Strengthening Instruction.   School Change Consulting (first published in Education Week, 2003). Must register and login to download pdf file.
Retrieved from http://www.schoolchange.org/articles/beyond_testing.html (accessed July 2009).



7. Student load and class size enable teachers to meet the learning needs of individual students.

Aseltine, James M., Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio. Supervision for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2006. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Black, Paul, and Dylan Wiliam. Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.  Phi Delta Kappan International, 1998. Retrieved from http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/kbla9810.html.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Darling-Hammond, Linda.  Teacher Learning That Supports Student Learning.  Educational Leadership. February 1998 | Volume 55 | Number 5.pp 6-11. Retrieved from
www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/\feb98/vol55/num05/Teacher_Learning_That_Supports_
Student_Learning.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Garet, Michael S. et al. Designing Effective Professional Development: Lessons from the Eisenhower Program. American Institutes for Research for the U.S. Department of Education, October 1999. To order online: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. http://www.ed.gov/inits/teachers/eisenhower/designlessons.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education (IRRE). Mapping of First Things First components to the Gates Foundation Essential Components of Schools. IRRE, 2004. Retrieved from http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Mapping_FTF_components_
Gates_Foundation.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Key Issue: Enhancing Teacher Leadership. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, October, 2007. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/leadership/Enhancing
TeacherLeadership.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center, July 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center. June 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Phlegar, Janet M., and Nancy Hurley.   Designing Job-Embedded Professional Learning: The Authentic Task Approach.  Learning Innovations at WestEd. 1999. http://www.wested.org/online_pub/l-9818.pdf (15 pgs)

Quint, Janet, Saskia Levy Thompson, and Margaret Bald. Relationships, Rigor and Readiness. Strategies for Improving High Schools. Report from conference of midsize school districts. MDRC, 2008. Retrieved from
www.mdrc.org/publications/498/full.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Reeves, Douglas B. Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Rhodes, David et al. Getting to Results: Student Outcomes in New and Redesigned High Schools. Prepared by the National Evaluation of High School Transformation for the Bill & Malinda Gates Foundation, 2005. Retrieved from
http://www.gatesfoundation.org/learning/Documents/Outcomes%20Rpt%2010_21.pdf. (accessed July 2009).

Rutherford, Paula. Instruction for All Students. Alexandria, VA; Just ASK Publications, 2008. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Rutherford, Paula. Leading the Learning: A Field Guide for Supervision and Evaluation. Alexandria, VA: Just ASK Publications, 2005. To order online: http://www.justaskpublications.com.

Thiers, Naomi. How Schools Improve.  Educational Leadership Study Guide. February 2005 | Volume 62 | Number 5. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/feb05/vol62/
num05/How_Schools_Improve.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Tomlinson, Carol Ann, and Cindy A. Strickland. Differentiation in Practice: A Resource Guide for Differentiating Curriculum, Grades 9–12. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2005. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Tomlinson, Carol Ann. Fulfilling the Promise of the Differentiated Classroom: Strategies and Tools for Responsive Teaching. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2003. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.

Wagner, Tony.  Beyond Testing: The Seven Disciplines for Strengthening Instruction.  School Change Consulting (first published in Education Week, 2003). Must register and login to download pdf file.
Retrieved from http://www.schoolchange.org/articles/beyond_testing.html (accessed July 2009).



8. The principal, working with other building leaders, provides instructional leadership that is rooted in the school’s core values, beliefs and learning expectations.

Burris, Carol Corbett, Ed Wiley, Kevin Welner, and John Murphy.  Accountability, Rigor, and Detracking: Achievement Effects of Embracing a Challenging Curriculum as a Universal Good for All Students." Teachers College Record. Vol. 110, #3, p. 571-607, March 2008. To order online: http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=14614. Member login required.

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Education Trust. Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground: How Some High Schools Accelerate Learning for Struggling Students. The Education Trust, November 2005. Retrieved from
http://www2.edtrust.org/NR/rdonlyres/6226B581-83C3-4447-9CE7-31C5694B9EF6/0/GainingTractionGainingGround.pdf (accessed July 2009)

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/Family_Advocate_System_Guide.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Jerald, Craig D.  Measured Progress: A Report on the High School Reform Movement.  Education Sector, March 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.educationsector.org/usr_doc/Measured_Progress.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).


9. Teachers, students, and parents are involved in meaningful and defined roles in decision-making that promote responsibility and ownership.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Lieberman, A., B. Falk, and L. Alexander. A Culture in the Making: Leadership in Learner-Centered Schools. New York: National Center for Restructuring Education, School, and Teaching, 1994.

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. Key Issue: Enhancing Teacher Leadership.
National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education, October, 2007. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/leadership/Enhancing
TeacherLeadership.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Rooney, Joanne. ""The Principal Connection / What Do We Believe?"" Educational Leadership. February 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 5. pp 88-90.
Retrieved from
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/feb08/vol65/
num05/What_Do_We_Believe%C2%A2.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.



10. Teachers exercise initiative and leadership essential to the improvement of the school and to increase students’ engagement in learning.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Institute for Research and Reform in Education. First Things First: A Framework for Successful School Reform. Prepared for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 2003. http://www.irre.org/publications/pdfs/white_paper_may_2003.pdf.

Loughridge, Mary E., and Loren R.Tarantino. Leading Effective Secondary School Reform: Your Guide to Strategies that Work. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2004. To order online: http://www.corwinpress.com.

National Association of Secondary School Principals. Breaking Ranks II: Strategies for Leading High School Reform. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2004. To order online: http://www.principals.org.

National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality. How Highly Effective Leaders Support Teachers. National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality with funds from the U.S. Department of Education. March, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www2.tqsource.org/strategies/het/HighlyEffectiveLeaders.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Alliance. A Call To Action: Transforming High School for All Youth. Washington DC: The Institute for Educational Leadership, April 2005. Retrieved from http://www.hsalliance.org/_downloads/home/Call%20To%20Action%202005/CalltoAction2005.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center, July 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

National High School Center. Eight Elements of High School Improvement: A Mapping Framework. National High School Center. June 2008. Retrieved from http://www.betterhighschools.org/docs/NHSCEightElements7-25-08.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Quint, Janet, Saskia Levy Thompson, and Margaret Bald. Relationships, Rigor and Readiness. Strategies for Improving High Schools. Report from conference of midsize school districts. MDRC, 2008. Retrieved from
www.mdrc.org/publications/498/full.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Reeves, Douglas B. Reframing Teacher Leadership to Improve Your School. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2008. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Thiers, Naomi. "How Schools Improve." Educational Leadership Study Guide. February 2005 | Volume 62 | Number 5. Retrieved from http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/feb05/vol62/
num05/How_Schools_Improve.aspx
(accessed July 2009).

Wagner, Tony, and Robert Kegan, et al. Change Leadership: A Practical Guide to Transforming our Schools. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2006. To order online: http://www.schoolchange.org/books/.

WestEd. Engaging Parents in Education: Lessons From Five Parental Information And Resource Centers. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement, June 2007. http://www.edpubs.ed.gov to order online. http://www.ed.gov/admins/comm/parents/parentinvolve/engaging
parents.pdf
(accessed July 2009).



11. The school board, superintendent, and principal are collaborative, reflective, and constructive in achieving the school’s 21st century learning expectations.

Aseltine, James M., Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio. Supervision for Learning. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 2006. To order online: http://www.ascd.org.

Black, Paul, and Dylan Wiliam. Inside the Black Box: Raising Standards Through Classroom Assessment.  Phi Delta Kappan International, 1998. Retrieved from http://www.pdkintl.org/kappan/kbla9810.html.

Council of Chief State School Officers. Educational Leadership Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 As Adopted by the National Policy Board for Educational Administration. Washington, DC: Council of Chief State School Officers, 2008. Retrieved from
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/SiteCollectionDocuments/WF/
Knowledge%20Center/Attachments/PDF/ISLLC%202008.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Dolejs, Chris. Report on Key Practices and Policies of Consistently Higher Performing High Schools. National High School Center at the American Institutes for Research, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2006. Retrieved from
http://www.betterhighschools.com/docs/ReportOfKeyPracticesand
Policies_10-31-06.pdf
(accessed July 2009).

Huebner,Tracy A., and Grace Calisi Corbett. Rethinking High School: Preparing Students for Success in College, Career, and Life. West Ed for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2004. Retrieved from
http://www.wested.org/online_pubs/gf-07-02.pdf (accessed July 2009).

Hunter-Geboy, Carol et al., ed. Susan Philipson Bloom. A Guide to the Family Advocate System. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. Institute for Research and Reform in Education. 2004. Retrieved from
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