A questionnaire was administered to school principals (N=88). The questionnaire data, along with student data, were analyzed using hierarchical multiple regression to investigate the relationships among leadership preparation practices, self rated leader behavior, the school learning environment, and student achievement. After controlling for demographic variables, the amount of variance explained was incremented a statistically significant degree between: preparation practices and leader behaviors ( R2 = 5%); preparation practices and student achievement ( R2 = 5%); preparation practices and leaders’ instructional knowledge ( R2 = 6%); and leaders’ instructional knowledge and instructional practices in schools ( R2 = 5%).
Braun, D., Gable, R.K., Kite, S.L. (2008). Relationship among essential leadership preparation practices and leader, school, and student outcomes in k-8 schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Educational Research Association, Rocky Hill, CT.
Braun, Donna; Gable, Robert K.; and Kite, Stacey L., "Relationship Among Essential Leadership Preparation Practices and Leader, School, and Student Outcomes in K-8 Schools" (2008). K-12 Education. 8.
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