Leadership and School Quality

Edited by:
Michael DiPaola, The College of William and Mary
Wayne K. Hoy, The Ohio State University

A volume in the series: Research and Theory in Educational Administration. Editor(s): Arnold B. Danzig, San José State University. William R. Black, University of South Florida.

Published 2015

Leadership and School Quality is the twelfth in a series on research and theory dedicated to advancing our understanding of schools through empirical study and theoretical analysis. Hence, the chapters include analyses that investigate relationships between school organizations and leadership behaviors that have an impact on teacher and school effectiveness.

Preface, Michael F. DiPaola and Wayne K. Hoy. Acknowledgments. Thinking, Deciding, and Leading: Sound Theory and Reflective Practice, Wayne K. Hoy. Assessment Leadership: A Systems Perspective, Leslie W. Grant. Servant Leadership and Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Predictors of Climate, David L. Dixon. Direct and Indirect Effects of Principal Leadership on Teacher Quality and Mathematics Achievement in the Context of the Responsive Classroom Approach, Ross A. A. Larsen, Shannon B. Wanless, Sara E. Rimm-Kaufman, and Timothy W. Curby. Instructional Leadership Behaviors: The Impact on Teachers’ Classroom Instruction, Kristi E. Wagner and Charles A. Wagner. High Priority Support for High Priority Leadership: Principals’ Perceptions of a Support Network in an Urban School District, Thomas H. Beatty. Principal Support of Teachers and Its Impact on Student Achievement, Mary Lynne Derrington and David J. Lomascolo. Predictors of School Effectiveness, Lauren Bailes. School Effectiveness: A Meta-analytic Review of Published Research, Roxanne M. Mitchell, Jingping Sun, Sijia Zhang, Brenda Mendiola, and C. John Tarter. All for One and One for All: A Social Network Perspective on the Effects of Social Influence on Teacher Trust, Dimitri Van Maele, Nienke M. Moolenaar and Alan J. Daly. Trust and Friction: A Multilevel Analysis of Elementary Math Classrooms, W. Sean Kearney and Julie Gray. Race to the Top and the Future of Federal Education Policy, Andrew Saultz. About the Editors/Authors.

"Leadership matters in high quality schools and lack of leadership matters significantly in low achieving environments. As scholars and school practitioners begin to isolate the very forces that influence, or impede, student achievement, the notion of quality leadership comes quickly to the forefront of the conversation. Editors Michael DiPaola, from the College of William and Mary and Wayne K. Hoy, from the Ohio State University, provide us with a relevant and current discussion grounded by both the perspectives of frontline practitioners as well as active researchers who have considered the issue of leadership for many years." Zach Kelehear Augusta University in School Administrator