Study Reports: NESDEC has published studies funded by grants from the Ford, Kellogg, Nellie Mae, and Wallace Foundations to research public school district governance and its impact on improving student achievement:

  • Thinking Differently: Recommendations for 21st Century School Board/Superintendent Leadership, Governance, and Teamwork for High Student Achievement

  • Getting There from Here, School Board-Superintendent Collaboration: Creating a School Governance Team Capable of Raising Student Achievement

NESDEC Currents: Affiliated districts receive issues of NESDEC Currents, a NESDEC newsletter noting NESDEC activities and items of interests to New England educators, as well as periodic advisories.

NESDEC Currents - Fall 2018

NESDEC Currents - Fall/Winter 2017

NESDEC Currents - Fall 2016

NESDEC Currents - Fall 2015

Journal for Leadership and Instruction: Affiliated districts also receive fall and spring issues of the Journal for Leadership and Instruction, an international peer-reviewed research journal for educational professionals.

Legal Advisories: NESDEC Legal Associate Jeanne M. Colachico, Esq. periodically publishes advisories pertaining to school-related legal issues. Recent advisories include:

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