Echoing previous studies highlighted in The Best Posts, Articles & Videos On “Teacher Leadership” — Contribute More!, a new study, The association between teacher leadership and student achievement: A meta-analysis, finds that teacher leadership results in increased student learning:

Teacher leadership has a small positive relationship with student achievement (r = .19).

You might ask, “How is “teacher leadership” defined?”

Well, here’s their answer:

Teacher leadership…reflect[s] the notion that leadership encompasses empowerment and collective agency (Harris, 2003) and teacher leadership involves “teacher influence over key school-wide decision-making process” (Sebastian et al., 2017, p. 465).

The study is NOT behind a paywall.