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ERIC Number: EJ779636
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 17
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
The Changing Role of the Secondary Principal
Goodwin, Rebecca H.; Cunningham, Michael L.; Childress, Ronald
NASSP Bulletin, v87 n634 p26-42 2003
This article discusses the current role of the principal, how the role has changed, and how it should change. It also suggests that the principal shortage is an unintended consequence of these changes. In a national study, practitioners identified 45 descriptors of the principal's role. The analysis of the descriptors revealed four themes: role conflict, accountability conflict, autonomy conflict, and responsibility conflict.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A