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Spotlight on Research from The Wallace Foundation

May 9th, 2019 by


Research on Principal Pipelines and Preparation
The Wallace Foundation has recently released extensive and important research related to the effectiveness of principal pipelines and preparation program redesign. To learn more, please visit wallacefoundation.org and review the following spotlight pieces.
The Wallace Foundation launched the four-year, $24 million Principal Supervisor
Initiative (PSI) to determine whether it was possible to redefine principal supervision in six urban school districts. A joint research study between Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College and Mathematica Policy Research of the initiative shows promising results. 
The Wallace Foundation’s four-year, $48.5 million University Principal Preparation Initiative (UPPI) supports seven universities, their district and state partners, and mentor programs to redesign the universities’ principal preparation programs according to evidence-based principles and practices. A new study by RAND Corporation shows strong results after the first year of implementation.
The Wallace Foundation released Sustaining A Principal Pipeline by Policy Studies Associates. The report examines how six districts participating in Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI) continued their work after funding expired.

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