The Improving School Leadership: The Promise of Cohesive Leadership Systems report identifying Iowa as one of three states in which progress toward a cohesive leadership system is “exemplary” is available on The Wallace Foundation's Web site. Read more »


With Wallace Foundation support, a Web site is now available with rubrics focusing on data-informed decision making, financial resource allocation, governance and human resource allocation. Read more »


National Staff Development Council just published the latest issue of The Learning System, its newsletter for district personnel. Read more »


The Iowa Department of Education recently released Iowa's graduation rate, which is among the highest in the nation. When examining efforts to further raise the number of graduates, districts may want to review a policy brief by the Alliance for Excellent Education. Read more »