Want Better Schools? Hire Better Principals

Huffington Post - by Emily Richmond | June 24, 2014

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Writing in the Huffington Post, Emily Richmond discusses the findings from a recent report produced by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute that suggests, “that with highly effective principals in short supply, some districts might be missing out on opportunities to recruit and retain promising candidates.”  In addition to highlighting the need to revamp hiring practices, the report asks districts to re-imagine the role of the principal and to equip them for success in their new role.  NISL is highlighted as an organization that trains principals and has research regarding their program’s effectiveness.

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