Current issues in school leadership by Larry W. Hughes

By Larry W. Hughes

Present concerns in class management examines controversies approximately, and affecting, tuition practices. targeting crucial questions - what's very important to brand new tuition leaders? and what's interfering with education procedures? - it contains chapters by means of a wide variety of authors, with services on their particular subject. The textual content is prepared in 3 sections:*Social and Political Issues;*Curriculum and studying concerns; and*Organization and administration Issues.The objective of this article - designed for faculty management, academic management, and foundations of schooling classes - is to problem readers to think twice and seriously approximately all of the matters awarded, resulting in confident motion and management.

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The white student was on the honor roll and a star athlete. The African American student was new to the district and was one of only a handful of black students in the school; he was also in special education classes, having been diagnosed with a behavioral disorder in his previous school. After the fight, the African American student claimed that the white student had taunted him in the past. The white student claimed that he had never spoken to the African American student, let alone taunted him.

1. POLITICS, PRESSURE GROUPS, AND SCHOOL CHANGE 15 Spring, Joel. (2002). ). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. St. , & Clements, Margaret M. (2004). "Public opinion and political contexts. In Theodore J. , chapter 3). Columbus, Ohio: Pearson Prentice-Hall. , Pinnell, Gay Su, Lintz, M. , & Cunningham, Luvern. (1988). Handbook for developing public confidence in schools. Blooming­ ton, Indiana: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation. Don't let the copyright date be misleading. This is still the best single guidebook that is published.

The focus is on the informal political dimensions of school policy development. In this chapter, I address the nature of pressure groups and the nature of political pressure. And I establish some guidelines about how to deal positively with these pressures. POWER AND INFLUENCE Power and influence in a community are not haphazard. The exercise of power and influence requires organized and patterned relationships of groups and of individuals. But individuals and groups vary widely in the amount of influence they are able to exert on schools and other public services.

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