School and District Level Leadership Practices
PAPER INSTRUCTIONSLeadership and the Improvement of K-12 Student Achievement Paper. The students will review the literature related to school-level and district-level leadership practices that impact the achievement of K-12 students. This paper must conform to APA 7th edition writing style; consist of an abstract; an introduction, a literature review, discussion, implications, summary, and references. In addition, a minimum of 11 pages of text, excluding the cover page, abstract, and references; and at least 16 references must be utilized. Organize written material effectively, write in a logical, clear style, use appropriate grammar and sentence structure, use language appropriate for the topic, correctly apply mechanics of writing, spelling, capitalization, and punctuation; and use standard English in written communication.Recommended course textbooks to use as references.Marzano, R. & Waters, T. (2009). District leadership that works: Striking the right balance. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.Marzano, R, Water, T., & McNulty, B. (2005). School leadership that works: From research to results. Alexandria, VA: ASCD.