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Best-selling author Samuel Casey Carter showcases a dozen mainstream schools that focus on a culture of character as their foundation and have achieved extraordinary results.
Chapter 15: How Communities can Help form Great School Cultures
How Communities can Help form Great School Cultures
This book was written to encourage school leaders and teachers to reconsider how they might change their daily practice. School cultures do not happen by accident. Instead, they are the intended result of much thought and hard work. In the absence of a focused effort to shape and give life to a very particular school culture, a culture of some kind will emerge, but unless it is purposefully formed, it will not be a culture that you can work with—and it will not necessarily be a culture that is working for you or your students.
But this book was also written for parents, school advocates, and other civic leaders so they ...