Better Rural Education through Improved Educational Leadership
by Kate V. Wofford - 1952
Adequate administrative units are essential to the support of good schools, as has been pointed out somewhat in detail in chapter vi. However, they are not the summum bonum of education. They are merely the means by which an excellent educational program can be initiated and maintained. In the last analysis, the quality of the personnel determines whether or not the administrative unit and the school are worth the effort and the money invested. There is no substitute for a good administrator, a good supervisor, or a good teacher. These determine and control progress on the road to better schools. The improvement of leadership in the educational program is, therefore, the prime requisite of progress in the school.
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