ERIC Number: ED165346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
The Principal in Metropolitan Schools.
Erickson, Donald A., Ed.; Reller, Theodore L., Ed.
This collection of articles is designed to help metropolitan school principals meet the challenges of their positions. It is especially concerned with how principals can contribute to effective education for students of markedly heterogenous backgrounds. The authors deal with such issues as the principalship and metropolitan administration, the actual role of principals, and principals' relationships to administrators, teachers, and students. Articles included are "The Principalship as a Career" by Edwin M. Bridges; "What Principals Do: A Preliminary Occupational Analysis" by Salley Columbus, R. Bruce McPherson, and Melany E. Baehr; "The Principal against the System" by Bernard C. Watson; "A View of the Leadership Shortage in School Buildings" by William W. Wayson; "Creating a New Era for Schools and Communities" by James G. Cibulka; "The Social Context of Urban Education" by Daniel U. Levine; "Education and Ethnicity" by Rodney J. Reed; "Development of a Program" by Staten W. Webster; "Students' Rights" by Michael E. Manley-Casimir; "The Principal as a Moral Actor" by Francis Schrag; "What Principals Should Know about Teachers" by Gertrude H. McPherson; "Collective Bargaining and the Principal" by Frank W. Lutz and William E. Caldwell; "The Future of Middle Management in Education" by Bruce S. Cooper; "Principalship in an Economic Context" by K. George Pedersen; and "Women as Principals: Their Performance as Educational Administrators" by Joan D. Meskin. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Administrator Selection, Career Choice, Collective Bargaining, Community Involvement, Community Relations, Conflict, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Females, Job Analysis, Leadership, Metropolitan Areas, Middle Management, Moral Values, Principals, Program Development, School Administration, School Community Relationship, Student Rights, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Urban Education, Urban Schools
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove Street, Berkeley, California 94704 ($13.75; 10 or more copies $11.50 each)
Publication Type: Books
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