The Role of Assistant Principals: Evidence and Insights for Advancing School Leadership
The number of assistant principals has grown markedly in recent years, and with reconsideration, the AP role could do more to help foster educational equity, school improvement and principal effectiveness, according to a new synthesis of research commissioned by The Wallace Foundation.
Educator shortages and the lack of diversity in the teacher workforce are growing concerns for state leaders across the United States. Earlier this spring, NASBE published an analysis highlighting state efforts in Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and North Carolina to increase educator diversity. Join NASBE on Wednesday, August 25, as we discuss “filling the educator pipeline” […]
Join NASBE as we explore the findings from this important research with the authors and have a conversation about preparing and supporting a high-quality principal workforce and the implications for state policymakers.
Alexandria, VA – Over half of U.S. public school students are nonwhite, yet only 8 percent of teachers and school leaders are people of color. Black and Latino students are more likely to be academically successful, graduate from high school, and attend college when they are being taught by educators who look like them. A […]
According to the US Department of Education’s Civil Rights Data Collection, nearly 96 percent of our nation’s public school teachers are licensed and certified. So why are over a half a million low-income and minority students still being taught in schools with the highest percentages of unqualified and inexperienced teachers? A new NASBE Policy Update explores teacher equity and why state policymakers need to start paying closer attention.