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Observations on charter school start up

My good friend and former colleague Ken McLemore, who runs this shop that assists charter schools in Tennessee, sent me and some others a great note a few days ago about his charter school-related observations over the last few months, … Continue reading

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Having an edge: Vibrant school culture

I was a college counselor for several years, and one of the things that we talked about when we talked about counseling kids was the issue of “edges.” What edges did young people have that might lift them out of … Continue reading

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What makes for an effective principal?

I have worked with many principals during my career – those at the three schools when I taught, those that helped to implement the Modern Red SchoolHouse initiative when I was at that non-profit, those with which I have assisted … Continue reading

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