Case studies in 21st century school administration : addressing challenges for educational leadership / David L. Gray, Agnes E. Smith.

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Main Author: Gray, David L., 1948-
Other Authors: Smith, Agnes E., 1949-
Format: eBook
Published: Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, ©2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • A guide to using case studies
  • A matrix of case studies
  • Case 1: A teacher's absences create problems: holding teachers accountable for excessive absences
  • Case 2: A good teacher turns bad: stress at home creates problems at school
  • Case 3: Experienced teachers need clear expectations, too: handling conflicts with practiced educators
  • Case 4: Grandmother's medicine: a medical emergency at school
  • Case 5: Is dismissal justified? An effective teacher faces a moral issue
  • Case 6: School property is missing: an employee is caught stealing
  • Case 7: Who has the missing crayons? Dealing with chronic theft
  • Case 8: A good student earns detention: poor grades for misbehavior at school
  • Case 9: Copyright and the computer: regulations governing technology
  • Case 10: Too much parent involvement! Organizations need boundaries
  • Case 11: Double promotion? Parents want child to skip a grade
  • Case 12: A problem with inclusion: inadequate resources for special education
  • Case 13: Poor evaluations for a teacher: reassigning an ineffective educator
  • Case 14: Missing booster club funds: athletic funds are missing
  • Case 15: Mentoring new teachers: a transition to the classroom
  • Case 16: A gift for the principal: "fringe" benefits?
  • Case 17: Unprofessional behavior: a teacher retains a student who didn't fail
  • Case 18: It all depends on the numbers: teacher success is based on test scores
  • Case 19: All a's are not enough: rewards must be earned
  • Case 20: The community won't understand: diversity becomes unpopular
  • Case 21: Every day counts: school attendance is important
  • Case 22: Illegal drugs at school: zero tolerance policies
  • Case 23: Internet use violations: threats over the world wide web
  • Bibliography
  • Appendix A: ISLLC standards
  • Appendix B: Annotated suggested readings
  • Index
  • About the authors.