Principal's Role Essay by Research Group

Principal's Role
A brief discussion about the roles and duties of principals in the education system.
# 27436 | 1,204 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Jun 04, 2003 in Education (Administration) , Education (Curriculum)

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This paper provides a description and discussion of the role of the principal as a school leader. It claims that the role calls for the effectively functioning in a variety of tasks including administrating school operations, the budget, the assignment of students to classes, and teacher evaluations. Additional tasks were said to involve: enforcing roles, helping to solve problems, and providing curriculum leadership. The paper ends with a brief summary of the covered material. The paper ends with a brief summary of the covered material.

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"According to Clark (2000), it is the quality of leadership in all of these areas that sets the tone for the school's general climate. In other words, the manner in which these actions are taken will be interpreted by others in terms of what is to be considered important and the school's climate and culture will reflect the values expressed via the quality of the principal's leadership."

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