School Leadership Counts!

School and teacher leaders increase student achievement. Here’s how. While the importance and impact of school and teacher leadership has been widely understood by policymakers and practitioners, the field has lacked a comprehensive, research-based analysis to identify the specific elements of school and teacher leadership that can increase student achievement. Through a grant from the Carnegie Corporation, The New Teacher …

Once considered failing, 20th Street Elementary tops district in improvement of math scores

Principal Mario Garcielita (LANALP Alumni) and Assistant Principal Isabel Nino (LANALP Candidate, Cohort 3) Lead Transformation View this story in Spanish Mike Szymanski (LA School Report)   Just two years ago, 20th Street Elementary was considered such a failing school that the parents moved to take it over from LA Unified using a state law. But Wednesday’s release of state test scores shows …