ERIC Number: EJ1080302
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
School-Based Leadership in the US in an Age Of Reform: What Does It Take?
Education Research and Perspectives, v32 n2 p1-23 2005
This article examines the current context, challenges, and issues for school leaders and their development in the United States. Current debates about who should lead, what capacities they should have, and how they are best prepared to lead are reviewed. Using several recent studies of the principalship and learning-centered leadership, the author discusses an array of leadership capacities for leading in a high-accountability environment. The article concludes with a brief mete-analysis and suggests an array of capacities for school leaders and a means of acquiring them in the future.
Descriptors: Educational Change, Principals, Public Schools, Instructional Leadership, Educational Policy, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education, Leadership Qualities, Meta Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A