Posts Tagged ‘school improvement’

Fire in the belly

In Education, Public Schools on January 27, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Cross posted excerpt from a guest writer post at AWB:

All the talk about improving schools getting federal Obama money has brought to the forefront the idea of “What makes a good school?” Is it changing for change-sake?

Fort Wayne Community Schools thinksmoving people around is a big part of the answer, apparently. A principal from the South Side would be better for the North Side–a shake-up for the good-of-the-student is a big portion of their plan. I have yet to understand their full rational at this point. I do like the idea of different job duties for assistant principals than in the past, but still have a lot of questions.

Finding the right teacher is more important. Good teachers, the BEST teachers, need to have fire in their belly.

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