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ERIC Number: ED443161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 209
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Superintendent's Briefing Book: Vital Information for School District Leaders.
Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.
This book presents overviews of a wide variety of topics that are of priority concern to school district leaders. The topics deal with challenges and issues that are crucial to the success of public schools. The book is designed to get the reader up to speed quickly on important topics and issues, to learn where to get more information about areas of special concern, to share information with staff that will make them more productive, to make research-based decisions, and to provide dynamic leadership to carry school districts and students into the 21st century. Each of the 20 items discussed contains research and additional information on the topic and its implications for school and school district leaders; for example, school board-superintendent collaboration, superintendents' leadership, managing change, school-improvement efforts, performance standards, how children learn, early reading instruction, focusing staff development on student achievement goals, effective media relations, special education law, explaining test scores to parents and the public, creating a caring school community, and answering tough budget questions. (DFR)
Educational Research Service, 2000 Clarendon Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22201-2908 (Stock Number 0339, $86 for ERS nonsubscribers; $64.50 for ERS Individual subscribers; $43 for ERS comprehensive subscribers). Tel: 800-791-9308 (Toll-free); Fax: 800-791-9309 (Toll-free); Web site:; e-mail:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.