School Board management style, student achievement correlation examined | Schools
Does a school board’s management style play a significant role in student academic achievement?
That’s the question University of Southern Mississippi educational leadership professor Dr. David Lee and some of his graduate students hope to answer through a research project examining correlations between high and low-achieving school districts and the behavior, decisions and personalities of the boards that govern them.
The project looks at select school boards in every state, with a mix of high and low achieving districts from each. Most boards are required by law to have their meetings documented, including through videotape and transcript, and Lee’s group has been able to find many online.
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