Document Number: 6102Innovative Pathways to School Leadership - Great schools have and need great leaders, yet finding effective leaders is not always easy. This guide highlights six diverse programs offering pathways to school leadership. The programs all aim to generate highly qualified principals but go about it in ways reflective of their unique roots and context. These programs appeal to individuals wanting to lead challenging schools in specific urban or rural settings and those who want a deeply practical, “real life” preparation experience. Part I of the report discusses elements of innovative pathways to school leadership, and Part II contains detailed program profiles. (U.S. Department of Education, December 2004)...