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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2014
The role of the school principal has changed much in the recent intervening years. He/she was formerly thought of as a manager and management of the local school. Today the principal is seen as the leader of curriculum improvement. School principals must believe in pupils being able to achieve optimally in school and in life. Principals must…
Descriptors: Principals, Administrator Role, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Snell, Joel C. – College Student Journal, 2012
Dana College (Dana.edu) was dying. A corporation was willing to buy it. However, Dana did not teach in the main, 21st century technical skills which is true of most little liberal arts colleges. Dana's demise first came in cuts for faculty in terms of benefits (Manghan, K. 1/16/2009). The entrance of the federal government was an attempt to stop a…
Descriptors: Institutional Survival, Retrenchment, Change Strategies, Organizational Change
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Ediger, Marlow – College Student Journal, 2008
There was much enthusiasm when the phrase "Modern School Mathematics" was coined shortly after the 1958 National Defense Education Act was passed. Many federally funded study groups came into being. Presently, criticisms in secondary teaching are just as great as it was in 1958. The innovations recommended by federally funded study groups has had…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Curriculum, High Schools, Educational Change
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Omatseye, B. O. J. – College Student Journal, 2007
At adolescence, the young one sees himself already as a miniature adult, and would want to express the autonomy that goes with it. Even though parents may recognize this and would want some measure of freedom for their adolescent children, they are not unaware too that a lot of exuberance goes with adolescence. Most parents are aware that, young…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Change, Personal Autonomy, Parent Child Relationship