Urban Leadership Recommended Readings

Bernhardt, V. L. (2017). Measuring what we do in schools: How to know if what we are doing is making a difference.

Bryk, A. S., & Ebrary, Inc. (2010). Organizing schools for improvement: Lessons from Chicago. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Budge, K. M., & Parrett, W. (2011). Turning High-poverty Schools Into High-performing Schools. ASCD.

Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.). (2001). Leading learning communities: Standards for what principals should know and be able to do. Alexandria, VA: National Association of Elementary School Principals.

Epstein, J. L. (2009). School, family, and community partnerships: Your handbook for action. Thousand Oaks (Calif.: Corwin.

Essex, N. L. (2016). School law and the public schools: A practical guide for educational leaders.

Harmon, J. M., Hedrick, W. B., & Wood, K. D. (2007). Instructional strategies for teaching content vocabulary, grades 4-12. Westerville, OH: National Middle School Assoc.

Henderson, A. T. (2007). Beyond the bake sale: The essential guide to family-school partnerships. New York: The New Press.

In Ritchie, S., & In Gutmann, L. (2014). FirstSchool: Transforming PreK-3rd grade for African American, Latino, and low-income children.

Jensen, E. (2009). Teaching with poverty in mind: What being poor does to kids’ brains and what schools can do about it. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Jensen, E. (2013). Engaging students with poverty in mind: Practical strategies for raising achievement.

Johnson, J. F. (2013). Teaching practices from America’s best urban schools : a guide for school and classroom leaders.

Johnson, J. F., Uline, C. L., & Perez, L. G. (2017). Leadership in Americas best urban schools.

Kostelnik, M. J., Grady, M. L., & National Association of Elementary School Principals (U.S.). (2009). Getting it right from the start: The principal’s guide to early childhood education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Marshall, K. (2013). Rethinking teacher supervision and evaluation: How to work smart, build collaboration and close the achievement gap.

Noguera, P. (2009). The trouble with black boys: And other reflections on race, equity, and the future of public education. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Payzant, T. (2013). Urban school leadership. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Wahlstrom, D. (1999). Using data to improve student achievement: A handbook for collecting, organizing, analyzing, and using data. Virginia Beach, VA: Successline Inc.

Zacarian, D., Alvarez-Ortiz, L., & Haynes, J. (2017). Teaching to strengths: Supporting students living with trauma, violence, and chronic stress.