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We include below links to various articles dealing with improving student achievement and leading system-wide reform. These articles are written by Targeted Leadership senior executives and consultants.

"Is There a Best Way to Be Bilingual?, by: Hanna Neuschwander

"Consistency and Coherence Support Adult and Student Learning: One District's Story"

"Using Goal Setting To Build An Inclusive Learning Culture", By: Rich Newman, Ed.D.

"Living as an Accountable Community: Five Principals Committed to Student Success" Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D., Fall 2010 Report

"Building a Culture of Collaboration: The Chicago High School Network for College Success" Mary Ann Pitcher, and Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D., Winter 2010 Report

"Writing Their Way to Success" by: Sara Exposito, Ph.D. and Maria Del Rosario Barillas, Spring, 2009 Report

"Providing Principal Support: An Equity Model" by: Amalia Cudeiro, Ed.D. and Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D, November / December 2008 Report

"Walkthroughs-The Next Generation," by: Amalia Cudeiro, Ed.D. and Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D, September/October 2008

"The Tipping Point and Dramatic Improvement in Student Learning," by: Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D., Bob Hill, Diane Rutledge, Ph.D., and Lowell Billings, May/June 2008 Report

"3 C's Spell SuCCCess for One School: Coherence, Commitment, Collaboration," by: Amalia Cudeiro Ed.D., and Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D, March, 2008 Report

"Can Comprehensive High-Schools Succeed?," by Shirley J. Stiles, Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D and Amalia Cudeiro, Ed.D, January, 2008 Report

"Achieving Dramatic Academic Change, The J.Percy Page High-School Story," by P. Jean Stiles, January, 2008 Report

"Notes from the Field: The American International School in Costa Rica," by Sara Exposito, Ph.D in collaboration with Amalia Cudeiro, Ed.D and Jeff Nelsen, Ph.D, November 2007 Newsletter

"Central Staff Climbs On Board," by Shirley J. Stiles and Sev Byerrum, June 2006 Newsletter

"High Schools That Work: How Improving High Schools Can Use Data to Guide Their Progress," by Jeff Nelsen, April 2006 Newsletter

"Leading Student Achievement," by Amalia Cudeiro, The School Administrator, December 2005