The Principal's Principles of Administration

Waits, Logan A.
March 1931
Education;Mar1931, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p434
Academic Journal
The article suggests the principal's general principles of high school administration in the United States. The principles depend on his philosophy of education administration and the recognized objectives of a high school education for pupils. The high school shall always be maintained and administered as a democratic institution. Maximum of authority should be delegated to subordinates to make responsibility and control operate in parallel. Another principle is that teachers, supervisors and administrators should be assigned to work for which suited by training, experience and personality. The principal should be the reasonability authority for the control and assignment to duty of teachers, supervisors and all other personnel in the high school.


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