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ERIC Number: ED479054
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-891792-06-7
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)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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