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From good schools to great schools : what their principals do well

Author: Susan Penny Gray; William A Streshly
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive resource examines lessons from the private sector, provides case studies of "star" principals, and offers reflection questions for more effective application of leadership  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gray, Susan Penny.
From good schools to great schools.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)735333509
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Penny Gray; William A Streshly
ISBN: 9781412948982 1412948983 9781412948999 1412948991
OCLC Number: 137325167
Awards: Winner of ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award: Education 2008
Description: xxvi, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: We know what to do, so why do we fail? --
First, build relationships --
Exercise your professional will, but stay humble --
Credit others, accept the blame --
Be ambitious first for the school's success --
Resolve to do what needs doing ... then do it! --
Get the right people on the bus --
Confront the brutal facts --
Know what drives your educational engine and be passionate about it --
Build a culture of discipline --
Know commonalities and differences between public schools and the private sector --
Support research-based principal preparation.
Responsibility: Susan Penny Gray, William A. Streshly ; foreword by Marge Hobbs.
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