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ERIC Number: EJ843702
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 30
ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Conversion of a Large, Urban High School to Small Schools: Leadership Challenges and Opportunities
Nehring, James; Lohmeier, Jill H.; Colombo, Michaela
NASSP Bulletin, v93 n1 p5-26 2009
This article reports findings from a study of the experiences of 11 school principals who are leading the conversion of a large, comprehensive, urban high school into six thematic small schools. Specifically, this study addresses the question, What do high school principals identify as the leadership challenges and opportunities embedded in the process of conversion of a large, comprehensive, urban high school into several thematic small schools? (Contains 8 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A