Essential Lessons for School Leaders

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Essential Lessons for School Leaders

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Keep these heartfelt gems top of mind

This gold mine of wisdom from top education researcher and the best-selling author of Turning Around Failing Schools and Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement contains key tips and strategies every school leader should know. Award-winning professor and former school administrator Joseph F. Murphy′s concise and instructive lessons will help you stay focused on what matters most as you navigate the hectic world of high-stakes testing and accountability:

It really is all about the kidsOptimism is essentialCaring counts a lotListen—let people finish talkingDon′t confuse excuses and explanations

Each lesson is coupled with context in a few sentences taken from Murphy′s extensive real-world experiences. This collection is ideal for use in daily reflections, speeches, staff meetings, presentations, or as a gift to anyone who works with children.

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