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Document Number: 3353

Building A New Structure for School Leadership - The author of this report contends that school leaders are being asked to assume responsibilities they are largely unequipped to assume, and the risks and consequences of failure are high for everyone, but especially high for children. The paper attempts to chart a way out of this conundrum through an understanding of large-scale instruction improvement. It focuses on the imperatives of public school leadership and the demands standards-based accountability place upon it. (Richard F. Elmore, Albert Shanker Institute, Winter 2000)...

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