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Chapter Two: Standards for the Learning Community
To have a full understanding of the standards, we must know their history. Where did they come from? What are they about? Who developed them? What are they for? What is their purpose and function? In short, why do we need them?
For years, each professional organization and most states have had their own set of proficiencies, domains, standards, or some other term used to describe attributes of principal expectations and job performance. Yet there has not been a unified national set of criteria with far reaching application implications. This left an obvious void as states and organizations sought to move forward and work collaboratively toward commonly developed goals. Although each set ...