2 Works

Organizational Routines Adopted by District of Columbia Elementary Schools in Response to the Common Core State Standards

Jessica Swanson
District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) began implementation of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 2011 and made significant investments over several years to support the effort. This study explored how street-level bureaucrats in DCPS affected implementation of the CCSS by examining the organizational routines elementary schools adopted to implement the standards. This mixed-methods study was conducted in two phases between November 2015 and May 2016. The study was grounded in the role of...

Organizational Conditions Affecting the Implementation of Instructional Time: The Role of Leadership in the Implementation of More and Better Time for Students

Katherine O'Donnell
This capstone project focused on the influence of school leadership in shaping the organizational conditions that affected the implementation of instructional time during the traditional school day in schools. The input of instructional time is a critical variable in terms of access to learning and quality learning during the school day, and school leadership practices profoundly influence the nature and implementation of instructional time in schools. This project examined the influence of leadership on the...

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