Policy Reports

UCEA offers a number of in-depth peer-reviewed analyses of specific public policy issues written by Independent UCEA Researchers.

A Policymaker’s Guide: Research-Based Policy for Principal Preparation Program Approval and Licensure (October 2015)

Although tremendous attention is paid to ranking and grading schools, districts, and other educational entities, state policies guiding the approval of leadership preparation programs and the licensure of educational leaders have received relatively limited attention. A Policymaker’s Guide: Research-Based Policy for Principal Preparation Program Approval and Licensure explores state legislative code, rules and regulations, and State Board of Education documents for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Please click HERE to download the report.

A Policy Guide