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Leadership--Principal/SchoolEvaluation and EffectivenessKey Questions
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 Key Questions

Here are some key questions for policymakers to consider when looking at the quality of school and district leadership:

  • What are the skills required of a high-quality school and district leader (principal, superintendent and school board member)?
  • How should principals, superintendents and school boards be evaluated?
  • What role should leaders play in the evaluation of other school and district staff?
  • How can instructional leadership be evaluated?
  • What rewards, incentives and sanctions should be associated with evaluation results?

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