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In its January 2012 publication, The School Principal As Leader: Guiding Schools to Better Teaching and Learning, the Wallace Foundation presents a synthesis of lessons learned from more than 70 research reports and publications about school leadership.
Five key functions performed by effective principals encapsulate the lessons learned from research and frame this Research Utilization Brief.
The International Baccalaureate organization, best known in the United States for its prestigious two-year diploma program for juniors and seniors, will enter new terrain this fall as it formally rolls out an initiative centered on a variety of career pathways that includes engineering, culinary arts, and automotive technology.
The move comes as the IB presence in U.S. public schools rapidly grows and as the organization has made a concerted push to expand access to a more diverse student population.
Leaders have direct control only over themselves. Yet many leaders believe they can exert a special kind of influence over others simply by telling them what to do more persuasively, more clearly, or more forcefully. Or that by sheer force of charisma, vision, or intelligence they can move mountains and control outcomes.
Successful leaders learn to change the way they envision and enact control. They recognize the need to manage the constant process of ensuring that decisions are made by the people who need to make and own them.