Authentic Governance for Student Achievement: Boards Matter – References

Included below are some of the resources used to develop this module. 

Armstrong, Jane and Katy Anthes.  How Data Can Help: Putting information to work to raise student achievement.  American School Board Journal, November, 2001.

Black, Carolyn.  Board Strategies to Increase Student Achievement. Education Today.  Summer,  2007.

California School Boards Association, Illinois Association of School Boards, Maine School Boards Association, Pennsylvania School Boards Association, and Washington State School Directors’ Association.  Targeting Student Learning: The School Board’s Role as Policymaker.  Illinois Association of School Boards, 1999.

Connor, Marg.  Ontario Leadership Strategy: Board Requirements for 2010-11, Memorandum to Directors of Education, Director of the Provincial Schools Branch, Centre Jules Léger, July 7,2010.  Ministry of Education of Ontario, 2010.       http://cal2.edu.gov.on.ca/july2010/OLS_board2010.pdf

Fullan, Michael.  The BIG Ideas Behind Whole System Reform.  Education Canada Vol. 50 (3) 2010.

Gallagher, Mary Jean.  Reach every student: Student Achievement Presentation to Trustee Orientation, November 2010.  Ministry of Education of Ontario, 2010.

Hoshizaki, Warren, Ken Leithwood and Larry Langan.  Leading the Future: A Project of the Directors of Education in Southwest Ontario. Final Report.  The Institute for Education Leadership.  2010.

Iowa School Boards Foundation.  The Role of the School Board for Improving Student Achievement.  Information Briefing: Iowa School Boards Foundation Vol.1 (7), 2007.

Iowa School Boards Foundation.  Framework for Describing the Roles of the Board for Improving Student Learning: Emerging understandings from the Lighthouse Research..  Information Briefing: Iowa School Boards Foundation Vol.1 (8), 2007.

LaMonte, Hilary and Mary Delagardelle. Seeing the Light.  American School Board Journal, August, 2009.

Land, Deborah.  Local School Boards under Review: Their Role and Effectiveness in Relation to Students’ Academic Achievement.  Office of Educational Research and Improvement.  2002.

McKay, Bruce and Joanne P. Newcombe.  Aligning Resources for Student Achievement.  National School Boards Association, 2002.

Ministry of Education, Singapore.  Nurturing our Young for the Future: Competencies for the 21st Century.  2010. www.moe.gov.sg/committee-of-supply-debate/files/nurturing-our-young.pdf

Ministry of Education of Ontario. Ontario Leadership Strategy – Quick Facts: 2010-11.  Ministry of Education of Ontario, 2010. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/policyfunding/leadership/OLS_QuickFacts.pdf

National School Boards’ Association.  Key Work of School Boards.  NSBA, 2009.

Streich, William.  Policy and Performance: How board policy can drive student achievement.  American School Board Journal, April 2009.

The Institute for Education Leadership.  Putting Ontario’s Leadership Framework into Action: A Guide for School & System Leaders.  The Institute for Education Leadership, 2008.

The Iowa School Boards Foundation.  School Boards Matter!  The Iowa Lighthouse Project.  The Iowa School Boards Foundation, 2009.  http://www.nsba.org/MainMenu/Governance/KeyWork/Research/school-boards-matter.aspx

Washington State School Directors’ Association.  The Role of School Boards in Improving Student Achievement. WSSDA, 2011.  http://wssda.org/wssda/webforms/en-us/publications/satfpospaper.pdf