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What can school leaders really do to increase student achievement, and which leadership practices have the biggest impact on school effectiveness? For the first time in the history of leadership research in the United States, here's a book that answers these questions definitively and gives you a list of leadership competencies that are research-based.
Drawing from 35 years of studies, the authors explain critical leadership principles that every administrator needs to know:
(ASCD Premium and Select Member book, 2005, copublished with McREL) 7" x 9", 194 pages.
Also available as an e-book!
Drawing from his 26 years of experience, award-winning former principal Tim R. Westerberg explains how any high school can improve by eliminating general and remedial tracks, providing students the support they need to meet college- and career-prep standards, and ending curriculum anarchy with clear instructional goals.