A Casebook for School Leaders: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Effective Practice (3rd Revised edition)
By: Karen L. Hanson (author)Paperback
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Practical and highly applicable, the third edition of A Casebook for School Leaders offers 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 today's schools, with issues and topics ranging from the separation of church and state, personal leadership development, the No 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 they'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.
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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3rd Revised edition
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