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Principals of Dynamic Schools Taking Charge of Change

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ISBN-10: 0761976108

ISBN-13: 9780761976103

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Sharon F. Rallis, Ellen B. Goldring

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The second edition continues with Sharon Rallis and Ellen Goldring providing lively and inspiring views of school leadership that is both grounded in reality and compellingly hopeful that this reality can be redefined for the better. This book packs more useful ideas about what leadership is and how it works in successfully restructuring schools than any other book now available. The authors speak to this topic with a voice that is as passionate and sensitive as it is reasoned and authoritative. Rallis and Goldring tell a story based on their extensive case studies and survey studies and on a through overview of the research of others. They define anew what it means for principals to be in…    
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Book details

List price: $31.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 4/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jean McNiff is Professor of Educational Research at York St John University, UK. She is also a Visiting Professor at UiT the Arctic University of Norway, and at the Beijing Normal University and Ningxia Teachers' University, People's Republic of China.Jean took early retirement from her position as deputy head teacher of a large secondary school in Dorset, UK. She went into business for herself, and developed her writing. Her textbooks on action research and professional education are now used internationally on workplace-based professional education courses and on higher degree courses. Jean provides interdisciplinary consultancy work to institutions around the world where she gives…    

Ellen B. Goldring is professor of education policy and leadership at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, where she won the Alexander Heard Distinguished Professor award. Her areas of expertise and research focus on improving schools, with particular attention to educational leadership and access and equity in schools of choice. She is the immediate past coeditor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis . She serves on numerous editorial boards, technical panels, and policy forums, and is the coauthor of three books, including Principals of Dynamic Schools (Corwin Press), as well as hundreds of book chapters and articles. Goldring is currently working on a project funded by the…    

Preface to the 2nd Edition
Preface to the 1st Edition
About the Authors
Principals-in-Charge: Embracing New Forces
The Dynamic School
The Facilitator: Enabling Internal Leadership
The Balancer: Communicating Within the System
The Flag Bearer and Bridger: Managing the Environment
The Inquirer: Assessing Effectiveness and Developing School-Based Inquiry
The Learner: Preparing Leaders of Dynamic Schools
The Leader: Taking Charge of Change
Data Sources and Methods