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On Reforming Principal Preparation


by Frederick M. Hess July 15, 2005

Ultimately, bringing school leadership into the twenty-first century will require that programs prepare principals to make hard choices relating to staffing, program effectiveness, and budgeting, while also cultivating the kinds of softer skills that will make them effective team- and bridge-builders. Such measures alone are insufficient, however. It will be equally necessary to rethink how we select leaders and reconfigure the authority they wield. Anything less is a blueprint for disappointment.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 15, 2005
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12081, Date Accessed: 12/18/2017 1:41:01 PM

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  • Frederick Hess
    American Enterprise Institute
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    FREDERICK M HESS is Director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the co-author of Learning to Lead: What Gets Taught in Principal Preparation Programs and Textbook Leadership? An Analysis of Leading Books Used in Principal Preparation, both published by the Harvard University Program in Education Policy and Governance and available at www.ksg.harvard.edu/pepg.
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