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2014 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

2014 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership

October 31–November 2, 2014, Orlando, Fla.

Learn the secrets to great leadership practices, and get immediate and practical solutions that address your needs.

 

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April 2013 | Volume 70 | Number 7
The Principalship Pages 16-21

The Human Factor

Jean Johnson

We can develop better, more practical, more long-lasting education reform if we widen the circle of dialogue to include students, teachers, parents, and community members.

A world-class education system lies at the heart of the American dream. So says opinion analyst Daniel Yankelovich (2011), who explains, "The nation's implicit social contract is that Americans can improve their lot in life through their own hard work and education. This is the promise that holds us together" (p. ix).

Delivering on this promise is the paramount mission of school leaders today. It isn't enough to competently manage the schools we currently have. Teachers, principals, and district administrators are now charged with finding effective ways to teach all students to high levels—including students from economically disadvantaged homes, those with special needs, and those with limited English skills.

 

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