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Document Number: 3576

School Boards and Student Achievement - School boards in high-achieving districts are significantly different in their knowledge and beliefs from school boards in low-achieving districts, according to this report by the Iowa Association of School Boards. Based on 160 interviews in three high-achieving and three low-achieving districts in Georgia, the researchers conclude that school boards in high-achieving districts were consistently optimistic about the ability of students to learn, had more knowledge about teaching and learning issues, used data to make decisions, created a supportive workplace for staff and involved their communities. (Iowa Association of School Boards, 2000)...

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