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Chapter : Introduction: The Role of Leadership and School Improvement
Based upon reports in the media and the prevailing political rhetoric, one would conclude that concern about the quality of public education in America is at an all-time high. In spite of many high profile efforts to address the problem, significant gaps in achievement between students from advantaged communities and their disadvantaged counterparts show no signs of shrinking. This explains why when communities search for a new chief executive to lead the schools often their top priority is finding someone with a credible strategy to quickly improve the quality of student performance.
There is no question that quality leadership influences organizational behavior. While anyone can be appointed to a position of ...