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Five Pillars That Guide Change

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Turnaround schools often follow a core set of principles that target immediate areas of change. A high school principal describes the core principles that guided this school improvement process,...

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Building Relationships With Parents

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A new principal describes changes she made to build stronger relationships with the parents and the community. She tailored meeting structures and communication processes to encourage parental...

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Leadership Performance Standards Matrix

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This matrix is used to assess the readiness of aspiring principals. Candidates are ranked as meeting, progressing toward, or not meeting standards across a range of 12 dimensions, from personal...

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Description of Turnaround With New Leadership

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This document describes the school turnaround process for Dodge Renaissance Academy. The principals removed obstacles to success and made dramatic improvements such as developing a disciplined...

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Staff Meeting Agendas

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School staff use this sample agenda for bi-monthly staff meetings. The agenda provides a guide for principals to organize staff meetings and to provide time for teacher teams to work together...

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Moving Turnaround Efforts Forward

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Two new elementary school principals discuss continuing and improving upon programs already in place in their schools. They describe their decision-making processes about curriculum, communication,...

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