Casebook for School Leaders, A: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Effective Practice, 3rd edition

Published by Pearson (January 28, 2008) © 2009

  • Karen L. Hanson

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New to this Edition:

  • Developing Your Leadership Expertise activities provide readers with the opportunity to practice applying chapter content to the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards.
  • Five new cases have been added addressing issues such as separation of church and state, personal leadership development, No Child Left Behind, fundraising, and leadership attributes.
  • Questions to Research and Consider have been revised to scaffold readers learning, including higher order thinking questions and inquiry-based activities.

Hallmark features:

  • ISLLC Matrix–located on the inside front cover correlates the subject matter in the cases with the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) model standards.
  • A case analysis framework is introduced and applied to each case providing a tool for systematically processing the case information, categorizing the data, summarizing the material, and locating a root cause.
  • Suggested reading list located at the back of the text provides additional references for research and information that applies to each case topic.
  • Developing Your Leadership Expertise activities provide readers with the opportunity to practice applying chapter content to the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) standards.
  • Five new cases have been added addressing issues such as separation of church and state, personal leadership development, No Child Left Behind, fundraising, and leadership attributes.
  • Questions to Research and Consider have been revised to scaffold readers learning, including higher order thinking questions and inquiry-based activities.

INTRODUCTION

  The Context

  The Cases

  The Purpose

  Hanson's Case Analysis Framework

CASE 1:  Is There a Nurse in the House?

CASE 2:  Out of Africa, A Child is Born

CASE 3:  Can't We Work This Out?

CASE 4:  Mistake in Identity

CASE 5:  The Cost of No Child Left Behind

CASE 6:   An Unwise Decision

CASE 7:  Lice Aren't Nice:  Parents Can Be Worse

CASE 8:  Golden Oldies

CASE 9:  Voucher as the Voice of the People

CASE 10:  To Be or Not to Be the Substitute

CASE 11:  Mrs. Bumble and her Band of Busybodies

CASE 12:  Caught in the Web

CASE 13:  The Bible and Mrs. Wright

CASE 14:  Tolerance Test for Rancho

CASE 15:  Cultural Clash and Curriculum Chaos

CASE 16:  Reclaiming Rose Place

CASE 17:  May the Best Clerk Win

CASE 18:  No Matter Why, It Isn't Working

CASE 19:  The Parent Who Ran Away with the Child

CASE 20:  An Educational Leader's Legacy

CASE 21:  When Students Take Matters into Their Own Hands

CASE 22:  In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time

CASE 23:  The Best of Friends at the Worst of Times

CASE 24:  From Rookie to Reality

CASE 25:  To Brian, In His Memory

CASE 26:  The Gatekeeper

CASE 27:  A Question of Balance

CASE 28:  Got Lunch?

CASE 29:  When Diplomacy Fails

CASE 30:  The Custodian from Hell

CASE 31:  The Hip Club Ain't Happening

CASE 32:  Measuring Success Meets the Press

CASE 33:  Before You Go, There Is One More Thing You Need to Know

CASE 34:  When East Meets West

CASE 35:  Quick to Accuse

CASE 36:  To Keep or Not to Keep Samantha

CASE 37:  The Budget Debacle

CASE 38:  When A Student's Rights Are Wronged

CASE 39:  A Time to Reflect

CASE 40:  Here Today and Gone Tomorrow

CASE 41:  There's a New Gal in Town

CASE 42:  One Bill, One Budget

CASE 43:  Whose Problem Is It Anyway?

CASE 44:  A Slip on Candy, Not too Dancy

SUGGESTED READINGS

INDEX

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