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This fully updated Second Edition offers an unflinching and comprehensive overview of the full range of both practical and theoretical issues facing educational leadership today. Editor Fenwick W. English and 30 renowned authors boldly address the most fundamental and contested issues in the field, including culturally relevant and distributed leadership; critical policy and practice issues predicting the new century’s conflict; the paradox of changes; and the promises, paradoxes, and pitfalls of standards for educational leaders.

The Gaposis Syndrome: Uses and Misuses of Tests
The gaposis syndrome: Uses and misuses of tests

Not everything that can be counted counts and not everything that counts can be counted.

—Albert Einstein

Winners and Losers, the American Test Game

There is something very American about the idea of allocating life's prizes on the basis of assessment outcomes. Even our founding fathers felt America ...

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