ERIC Number: ED479054
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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The 21st-Century Principal: Current Issues in Leadership and Policy.
Pierce, Milli, Ed.; Stapleton, Deborah L., Ed.
The essays in this volume examine the future of public schooling in the United States and what it will mean to be a leader in public schools. It focuses on the issues most likely to have an impact on American society within the next 20 years. The essays are as follows: "Introduction" (Milli Pierce, Deborah L. Stapleton); "The Limits of Change" (Richard F. Elmore); "The Six Principles of Effective Accountability" (Douglas B. Reeves); "The Challenge of a Changing Nation" (Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco); "Does More Choice Mean Less Equity?" (Chester E. Finn, Jr.); "Closing the Achievement Gap" (Belinda Williams); "Using Afterschool Programs to Raise Achievement" (Gil G. Noam); and "Learning to Challenge Assumptions" (Richard Rothstein). Some essays are followed by responses by other authors. All essays are followed by suggested discussion questions. (WFA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, After School Programs, Educational Attainment, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Public Schools, School Choice, Standards, Student Diversity, Student Improvement
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