Campus Schools: New York City's Solution To Underperforming And Violent Schools by Mónica OrtizCampus Schools: New York City's Solution To Underperforming And Violent Schools by Mónica Ortiz

Campus Schools: New York City's Solution To Underperforming And Violent Schools

byMónica Ortiz

Paperback | October 20, 2015

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Campus creation was the means to providing the children of NYC with the opportunity to engage in the learning process in a personalize environment of their choice that was safe and orderly regardless of where they lived. However, campus settings are complex environments with multiple principals responsible for one building; each leader with his or her unique personality, experience, and educational commitment. This book delves into the concept of collaborative leadership in campus principals charged with the task of transitioning two large underperforming and violent schools to campuses of small schools while learning to collaboratively manage a campus. Campus management, a new form of school leadership and administration, required consensus building among diverse and at time, competing forces. Multiple principals were now collectively responsible for agreeing on how to best serve the greater campus community while considering the unique needs of their small schools. Their greatest challenge was not the hostility from the closing school community or reducing school violence or even the countless restructuring from central administration but rather dealing with each other.
Mónica Ortiz, EdD, is principal in the School for Legal Studies, New York City Department of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Title:Campus Schools: New York City's Solution To Underperforming And Violent SchoolsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 9.1 × 5.94 × 0.36 inPublished:October 20, 2015Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1475815263

ISBN - 13:9781475815269


Table of Contents

CONTENTSIntroduction Chapter 1: There Are No Quick Fixes Impact School Initiative Controlling Student BehaviorNew Beginnings and the Twlight ProgramSmall Schools in NYC School Closures Logistics and Impact of School Closings Campus Schools Conclusion Chapter 2: The Campus Schools The Cuomo Campus Academy for MST Studies College Preparatory High School The Marin Campus Dual Language High School The High School for Performing Arts The High School for International Studies School for Professional Careers Conclusion Chapter 3: Collaborative Leadership: The Inner Workings of the Principals' CouncilPrincipals' Council Legitimacy Governance Autonomy or Collective Collaborative Leadership Assigned School Space Budget Woes Conclusion Chapter 4: Under New Management: Campus Logistics and OperationShared Expenses and School Budget Shared Space and Student Behavior Shared Space and Instructional ProgramsTrouble with the LawConclusionChapter 5: Where's the Boss? The Role of Central AdministrationConstant FluxWho's in ChargeBuilding CapacityThe SuperintendentConclusionConclusion: Creating a Better PlanReferences