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Principals Should Practice "Creative Non-Compliance" with the Central Office

"Do not allow the central office to set the agenda for your schools," the Visiting Professor of Practice tells school leaders on the SchoolBook website. "That's your responsibility, and theirs is to hold you accountable for student outcomes, not to tell you how to get there." Nadelstern is a former deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education.
By Eric Nadelstern, Visiting Professor of Practice

"Do not allow the central office to set the agenda for your schools," the Visiting Professor of Practice tells school leaders on the SchoolBook website. "That’s your responsibility, and theirs is to hold you accountable for student outcomes, not to tell you how to get there." Nadelstern is a former deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education.

LINK:  For Principals, Good Reason to 'Creatively Non-Comply'

Published Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

Principals Should Practice "Creative Non-Compliance" with the Central Office

By Eric Nadelstern, Visiting Professor of Practice

"Do not allow the central office to set the agenda for your schools," the Visiting Professor of Practice tells school leaders on the SchoolBook website. "That’s your responsibility, and theirs is to hold you accountable for student outcomes, not to tell you how to get there." Nadelstern is a former deputy chancellor at the New York City Department of Education.

LINK:  For Principals, Good Reason to 'Creatively Non-Comply'

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