Publications by Dr. Paul Ash:
Ash, P., and D’Auria, J., (2012). School Systems that Learn: Improving Professional Practice, Overcoming Limitations, and Diffusion Innovation, Thousand Oaks, CA, Corwin Press.
Ash, P., and D’Auria, J., (2013). Blueprint for a Learning School System, JSD, Vol. 34( 3), 43-46.
Ash, Paul B., 2001. Everything I need to know of a Candidate in 15 minutes, The School Administrator, Vol. 58, Number 1: 23.
Ash, Paul B., 1992. The Ten Minute Interview, The Executive Educator, Vol. 14 : 40-42.
Publications related to Dr. Ash’s work to improve professional practice and student learning:
In 2017 Education Trust produced nine podcasts called Extra Ordinary Districts (Lexington MA, Steubenville OH, and Chicago Ill). In the first three podcasts, Lexington educators tell the story of how they closed achievement gaps for all students by grade 10.
- Episode 2 – At the Top of the Nation, Part 1: Secrets of a High-Performing District https://soundcloud.com/user-789995070/episode-2-at-the-top-of-the-nation-part-1-secrets-of-a-high-performing-district
- Episode 2 – At the Top of the Nation, Part 2: Where Do You Starr? Everywhere!
- Episode – At the Top of the Nation, Part 3: Building a Learning Community https://soundcloud.com/user-789995070/episode-2-at-the-top-of-the-nation-part-3-building-a-learning-community
Ferugson, Ronald; Ballantine, Ann; Bradshaw, Rachel; and Krontiris, Charlotte; Narrowing Achievement Gaps in Lexington Public Schools, June 2015
Chenoweth, Karin, What Can Happen When a District Takes Responsibility for It’s African American Students?, HUFFPOST EDUCATION, August 5, 2015
Learning Forward, It’s Time to Create School Systems That Learn, Education Week Teacher, April 22, 2013
Louis, K., Hord, S., and Von Frank, V. (2017), Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning; LEADERSHIP, Thousand Oaks, CA, Corwin Press and Learning Forward. Chapter 3 is a case study that focuses on Dr. Ash’s leadership in the Lexington Public Schools to increase professional learning and student results.
Sawchuk, Steven, District Strives for ‘Learning System’, Education Week, November 10, 2010, Supplement section, pages 6 and 7.