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High School Principals

Losing an Incidental Friend

Laura Stepp | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Stepp

In an increasingly fast and fragmented world, our incidental friends ground us. The metaphor of a tent comes to mind: If our immediate family and close friends provide the framework and the canvas, incidental friends like Mary are the stakes making sure the canvas doesn't blow away. Until those incidental friends depart.

Principals Actually Spend Very Little Time Helping With Classroom Instruction

edweek | Lesli Maxwell | Posted 03.28.2014 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published. This year, Principal Jennifer Hammond and her team of assista...

What Is It Like to Be a High School Principal?

Quora | Posted 02.02.2014 | Education
Quora

Being a principal is like being caught in the middle of a tug of war. One end of the rope is the state and school board. The other end is held by the students/teachers/families in your school.

High School Principal Participates In Reddit AMAA

Posted 11.18.2012 | Education

The principal of a midwestern public high school participated in a Reddit "Ask me almost anything" last week, offering insight into the nature of his ...

Great Principals: Leaders, Learners, Innovators

Matthew Resnick | Posted 05.19.2012 | Teen
Matthew Resnick

The main job of a principal is to ensure that the students in their school are receiving an effective education, and they must do whatever it takes to ensure that that happens -- no excuses.

An open letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

The Washington Post | Valerie Strauss | Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

This was written by Carol Corbett Burris, the principal of South Side High School in New York. She was named the 2010 New York State Outstanding Educ...