JCEL sat down with Dr. Michael O'Malley, Tanya Long, and Jeffry King and interviewed them about their recently-published case, "What Do You Do All Day?!" Navigating the Challenges of School Leadership as an Early Career Principal. Their study engages aspiring and current school leaders in critical reflection upon leadership opportunities and practices in a simulated setting that elicits challenges commonly faced by early career principals.

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Early in 2015, JCEL interviewed Dr. Chris Willis and Dr. Kyle Ingle concerning their article published in the March issue, titled, "Who Has Time For This?" Negotiating Roles in Instructional Supervision and Evaluation. Their case examines how school leaders manage the increased demands of a new state-mandated teacher evaluation process.

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JCEL recently interviewed Dr. Rosa Rivera-McCutchen and Dr. Terri Watson, putting a spotlight on their case study that was published in the December 2014 issue. Their case focuses on the challenges faced by the principal of a joint middle school/high school that is wracked by racial tension and their work highlights critical junctures involving trust, race, ethnicity, and class, and examines how this principle promotes equity and social justice. The study is entitled "Leadership for Social Justice: It Is a Matter of Trust."

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In September of 2014, JCEL put a spotlight on Dr. Angela Savage and her case, "Tackling Long Delays in Transcript and Certificate Production in Higher Education." Dr. Savage's case examines a university that struggled to provide its students with transcripts and certificates at the time of their graduation. She details the problem-solving process that improved distribution of these key documents and subsequently evaluates the process for appropriate improvements.

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In November of 2014, JCEL put a spotlight on Dr. Melissa Martinez and her case, "College Information, Support, and Opportunities for All?" Dr. Martinez's case critically examines how a group of Latino/a high school seniors and one high school counselor perceives the distribution of college information and opportunities in their school.

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JCEL put a spotlight on Dr. Brett Geier's case from the March 2014 issue entitled "The Wall Between Church and State Begins to Crumble: One Small Community's Struggle With Sectarian Influence in the Public School. His case examines First Amendment practices in a public school, and you can read it here.

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JCEL put a spotlight on the case authored by Dr. Terah Venzant Chambers and Ms. Lolita Tabron in the December 2013 issue, titled "Academic Success for Students of Color...At What Cost? The Importance of School Context at Birch High School." Dr. Chambers provides insight on the development of the case and how it can be utilized as a teaching tool for current and future leaders in the field of education.

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