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School principal : managing in public

Author: Dan C Lortie
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dan Lortie offers an intensive and detailed look at principals in what they do, how they do it, and why. This book offers a glimpse of the future with an analysis of current issues and trends in education, including the increasing presence of women in the role and the effects of widespread testing mandated by the government.--[book cover].
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lortie, Dan C. (Dan Clement), 1926-
School principal.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(OCoLC)802298935
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan C Lortie
ISBN: 9780226493480 9780226493497 0226493482 0226493490
OCLC Number: 247441337
Description: ix, 273 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The setting --
The early career --
Looking up --
On being in charge --
The rewards --
Complications and complexities --
Careers and satisfaction --
Reality and response : a managerial subculture --
An uncertain future --
Appendix A : the interview, the fact sheet, and the sample --
Appendix B : the Iowa data and community differences.
Responsibility: Dan C. Lortie.
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"Some of the most trenchant, unique, and helpful research ever done on the profession of teaching and the dynamics of the school as an organization." - Teachers College Record "It is a rare Read more...

 
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