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Noteworthy Books

In "I Got Schooled," author and director M. Night Shyamalan examines America’s achievement gap.

I Got Schooled: The Unlikely Story of How a Moonlighting Movie Maker Learned the Five Keys to Closing America’s Education Gap

Simon & Schuster

Robert Halpern looks at how various institutions can make unique contributions to those crucial learning.

Youth, Education, and the Role of Society: Rethinking Learning in the High School Years

Harvard Education Press

This book’s author, Robert Halpern, argues that education leaders need to expand, enrich, and diversify the learning opportunities available to young people today. The initial chapters explore productive learning experiences for adolescents. The rest of the book looks at how various institutions—including schools, after-school progams, businesses, and nonprofit and civic organizations—can make unique contributions to those crucial learning experiences.

Resource Management for School Administrators: Optimizing Fiscal, Facility, and Human Resources

R&L Education

Authors Daniel R. Tomal and Craig A. Schilling present goals for school management that are aligned with the new Educational Leadership Constituent Council and Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium standards on accreditation. Leaders will get national perspectives on handling future funding challenges, and managing finances, facilities and human resources.

Technology Together: Whole-Schools Professional Development for Capability and Confidence

Democratic Education in Practice

Teachers College Press

Learning from Lincoln: Leadership Practices for School Success

Bringing InnovationBringing Innovation to School
Solution Tree, $24.95

Flip Your Classroom: Reaching Every Student in Every Class Every Day flipped
ISTE, $19.95

Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children’s Lives and America’s Future kids first
Public Affairs, $14.99

A World-Class Education: Learning From International Models of Excellence and Innovation stewart
ASCD, $26.95