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Rolling Up Their Sleeves

Superintendents and Principals Talk About What's Needed to Fix Public Schools

A national survey sheds light on principals’ and superintendents’ views of their capabilities and the obstacles they face.
November 2003
A group of mixed race boys some standing, some sitting, in a gym with 2 male adult coach and teacher
  • Author(s)
  • Steve Farkas, Jean Johnson, and Ann Duffett
  • Publisher(s)
  • Public Agenda
Page Count 72 pages


Superintendents and principals are confident that good leadership improves learning, but the majority of them also see obstacles to progress, according to this Public Agenda survey of 2,000 school leaders nationwide. Among changes these school leaders want are less bureaucracy and more authority to remove unqualified teachers.

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