The TURN AROUND PRINCIPAL: High Stakes Leadership

Duke, Daniel L.
September 2004
Principal;Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p12
Focuses on how principals can turn around low-performing schools in the U.S. Raising of the test scores of students; Reduction of the number of dropouts; Narrowing of achievement gap. INSET: WEB RESOURCES.


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