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A Casebook for School Leaders Linking the ISLLC Standards to Effective Practice



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  • Preparing for Educational Administration Using Case Analysis
    Preparing for Educational Administration Using Case Analysis
  • Preparing for Educational Administration Using Case Analysis
    Preparing for Educational Administration Using Case Analysis


Practical and highly applicable, the third edition ofA Casebook for School Leadersoffers those pursuing a career in educational administration the opportunity learn a uniform framework for analyzing and resolving a large variety of school cases. This book examines 44 cases that represent real-life situations in todayrs"s schools, with issues and topics ranging from the separation of church and state, personal leadership development, theNo Child Left Behind Act, fundraising, and leadership attributes. Each case is fully explored keeping in mind the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards and how these standards can be applied effectively in practice. The book also includes an ISLLC matrix on the inside cover that correlates the subject matter covered in each case with the ISLLC standards. The revised third edition includes a new end-of-chapter activity called "Developing Your Leadership Expertise," which provides readers with the opportunity to practice applying what theyrs"ve just read to the ISLLC standards; five new cases that address issues not covered in previous editions; and a revised "Questions to Research and Consider" feature, which now includes higher-order thinking questions and inquiry-based activities.

Table of Contents

The Context
The Cases
The Purpose
Hanson's Case Analysis Framework
Is There a Nurse in the House?
Out of Africa, A Child is Born
Can't We Work This Out?
Mistake in Identity
The Cost of No Child Left Behind
An Unwise Decision
Lice Aren't Nice
Golden Oldies
Voucher as the Voice of the People
To Be or Not to Be the Substitute
Mrs. Bumble and her Band of Busybodies
Caught in the Web
The Bible and Mrs. Wright
Tolerance Test for Rancho
Cultural Clash and Curriculum Chaos
Reclaiming Rose Place
May the Best Clerk Win
No Matter Why, It Isn't Working
The Parent Who Ran Away with the Child
An Educational Leader's Legacy
When Students Take Matters into Their Own Hands
In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time
The Best of Friends at the Worst of Times
From Rookie to Reality
To Brian, In His Memory
The Gatekeeper
A Question of Balance
Got Lunch?
When Diplomacy Fails
The Custodian from Hell
The Hip Club Ain't Happening
Measuring Success Meets the Press
Before You Go, There Is One More Thing You Need to Know
When East Meets West
Quick to Accuse
To Keep or Not to Keep Samantha
The Budget Debacle
When A Student's Rights Are Wronged
A Time to Reflect
Here Today and Gone Tomorrow
There's a New Gal in Town
One Bill, One Budget
Whose Problem Is It Anyway?
A Slip on Candy, Not too Dancy
Suggested Readings
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