Accountability is the Key: Unlocking School Potential through Enhanced Educational Leadership

Accountability is the Key: Unlocking School Potential through Enhanced Educational Leadership

by John Hunt
     
 

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School administration is more difficult today than at any time in our history. Demands for administrative accountability have steadily increased since the publication of A Nation at Risk in 1983. The most recent trend has been to tie administrative evaluations to student performance, increasing stress among administrators at all levels. This book considers input of

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School administration is more difficult today than at any time in our history. Demands for administrative accountability have steadily increased since the publication of A Nation at Risk in 1983. The most recent trend has been to tie administrative evaluations to student performance, increasing stress among administrators at all levels. This book considers input of current administrators and school board members and presents a strategy which educational administrators can employ to win back public confidence and support.

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Dr. James Rosborg
Dr. John Hunt has provided an outstanding resource for all school administrators. Dr. Hunt has taken school leadership to a higher level by providing avenues of successful methodology for understanding and improving school accountability.
School Administrator
Accountability Is the Key is a useful primer for all involved in the demanding and valuable work of improving our nation’s schools. Author John Hunt. . . .provides a thorough history of educational reform in the United States. . . .[T]he reader learns several vital skills — collaborating with strength, understanding one’s stakeholder groups and active listening. Hunt successfully blends anecdotes from schools nationwide with thought-provoking questions.
Walter H. Warfield
Simply excellent! Dr. Hunt’s reputation as both a scholar and successful administrator is demonstrated in this book by his clear understanding of accountability and other 21st Century challenges facing school leaders. Both administrators and administrators in training need to take heed of his excellent insights and recommendations.
Andrea Brown
I recommend this book to any professional who wishes to better understand the complexities of improving accountability in education.
James Rosborg
Dr. John Hunt has provided an outstanding resource for all school administrators. Dr. Hunt has taken school leadership to a higher level by providing avenues of successful methodology for understanding and improving school accountability.
Anne Noland
Dr. John Hunt proposes an optimistic, enthusiastic view of accountability for our nation’s public schools. New and experienced administrators will find this book both practical and inspirational.
Gregory N. Pierson
At last, a book that accurately describes the ownership that all stakeholders must assume for school accountability. Dr. Hunt’s book should be required reading for every member of a school board or school accountability committee.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781475804669
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
12/01/2013
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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