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Managing School Districts for High Performance Instructor's Guide

Edited by Stacey Childress, Richard F. Elmore, Allen Grossman, and Susan Moore Johnson

This companion volume to Managing School Districts for High Performance: Cases in Public Education Leadership includes detailed teaching notes on each case in the coursebook, with an emphasis on making cases drawn from other disciplines relevant to education administrators. Both experienced instructors and those new to the case method will find this instructor's guide an invaluable resource.


Manga High

Literacy, Identity, and Coming of Age in an Urban High School
By Michael Bitz, Foreword by Françoise Mouly

Based on a four-year study, Manga High explores the convergence of literacy, creativity, social development, and personal identity in one of New York City’s largest high schools.


Matching Students to Opportunity

Expanding College Choice, Access, and Quality
Andrew P. Kelly, Jessica S. Howell, and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

Matching Students to Opportunity expands on the discussion of a critical issue in college access and success: the match between prospective students and the colleges in which they enroll. Research indicates that ensuring a good match significantly increases a student’s chance of graduating.


Meeting Wise

Making the Most of Collaborative Time for Educators
Kathryn Parker Boudett and Elizabeth A. City

This book, by two editors of Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning, attempts to bring about a fundamental shift in how educators think about the meetings we attend. They make the case that these gatherings are potentially the most important venue where adult and organizational learning can take place in schools, and that making more effective use of this time is the key to increasing student achievement.


Millennial Teachers of Color

Edited by Mary E. Dilworth, Foreword by Lisa Delpit

2019 Outstanding Book Award, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

Millennial Teachers of Color explores the opportunities and challenges for creating and sustaining a healthy teaching force in the United States. Millennials are the largest generational cohort in American history, with approximately ninety million members and, of these, roughly 43 percent are people of color. This book, edited by prominent teacher educator Mary E. Dilworth, considers the unique qualities, challenges, and opportunities posed by that large population for the teaching field.


Minding the Gap

Why Integrating High School with College Makes Sense and How to Do It
Edited by Nancy Hoffman, Joel Vargas, Andrea Venezia, and Marc S. Miller

Minding the Gap argues that in today’s highly competitive, global economy, all young people need a postsecondary education.


Minding Women

Reshaping the Educational Realm
Edited by Christine A. Woyshner and Holly S. Gelfond

"Minding Women embraces a generation of scholarship, culminating in major new work by leading scholars who are reconfiguring feminist research. This important collection will again change the way we think about race, history, education, and the lives of girls." --Sally Schwager, Director Women's History Institute, Harvard University


Moderating the Debate

Rationality and the Promise of American Education
Michael J. Feuer

Moderating the Debate is a major statement on education research, policy, and reform that will be required reading for everyone with a stake in improving America's schools.


Motivation, Achievement, and Testing

HEL Focus Series No. 2
Edited by Edward Miller and Roberta Tovey

The HEL Focus Series brings together concise and carefully researched articles on current issues in education. Each collection provides educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents with a balanced look at research and practice in a specific area.


Narrowing the Achievement Gap

Perspectives and Strategies for Challenging Times
Edited by Thomas B. Timar and Julie Maxwell-Jolly

This timely and thoughtful book provides multiple perspectives on closing achievement gaps.