TITLE

Standards, Accountability, and Development Appropriateness: A Leadership Challenge for Middle School Principals

AUTHOR(S)
Clark, Sally N.; Clark, Donald C.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Middle School Journal;Mar2003, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the leadership challenge faced by middle school principals. As the push for academic standards and accountability shifted to high gear, middle school teachers are expressing concerns that the increase pressure for students to achieve mandated standards can lead to a negative effect on many of the developmentally responsive programs and practices they presently have in their schools. It is believed that standards can provide schools the opportunity to focus on commonly held set of goals and facilitate planning and implementation.
ACCESSION #
21568402

 

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