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A New Principal Persists Where Scores Give Up

Nearly 30 percent of principals of troubled schools quit annually and more than half abandon the office after only three years, daunting statistics that could have an impact on student success.

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Nearly 30 percent of principals of troubled schools quit annually and more than half abandon the office after only three years, daunting statistics that could have an impact on student success. Traditional definitions of what it means to lead a school are replaced with modern examples of leadership and engagement. When it comes to the pivotal role of being a school principal, only the most motivated champions of education need apply. (The Hechinger Report)

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