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Apr 16

Good Principals Do Make A Difference

 This blog will not be a revelation for many principals as you already know that student success comes from good teaching which is derived from good school leadership. It is, however, nice to read this in print and realize that efforts to create positive school climates and support good teaching practices are recognized and appreciated.

The attached article shares a study that shows that a school leader can raise the achievement of a typical student by two or seven months of learning in a single school year.  A study published in the Education Next Journal   provides statistical proof for this statement.  You may access this information at:

  http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865577405/Fear-not-the-principals-office-thats-where-school-success-begins.html