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All New Real-Life Case Studies for School Administrators - William Hayes

All New Real-Life Case Studies for School Administrators

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Published: 28th November 2007
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Case studies are a wonderful way to engage future educators in real-life problem solving. Unlike most textbooks, which give the students information and provide answers for future examinations, case studies are open-ended and require active thinking and learning forcing future educators to think and act like an actual school administrator. All New Real-Life Case Studies for School Administrators details topics that are paramount in today's schools and provides educators advice in dealing with the issues. The case studies in this book include: _

The book is best suited for aspiring administrators and college professors, though principals and superintendents will enjoy reading some of the case studies presented.--Paul A. Shaw "School Administrator, May 2009 "

Forewordp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Should We Get Rid of Our Middle Schools?: restructuring a districtp. 1
The Best Candidate: site-based managementp. 6
There is Just Not Enough Time in the School Day: school-sponsored activitiesp. 11
The Strike: unionsp. 15
The Wild Coach: personnel problemsp. 19
How Do We Improve Reading Scores?: curriculum developmentp. 24
The Mothers for Decent Lunches: health concernsp. 30
The Dilemma of Charter Schools: school choicep. 35
Bullying, Is It Really That Big of a Problem?: enforcing disciplinep. 40
Should We Let Them Print What They Want?: freedom of speechp. 45
Training Rules: discipline policiesp. 49
The Need for Parental Involvement: gaining parental supportp. 54
Do We Really Have a Free Public Education?: fundraisingp. 62
Gifted and Talented Education Program?: funding gifted programsp. 67
Church and State: freedom of religionp. 73
Is the System Really Fair?: discipline policiesp. 77
What Should We Do with the Extra Money?: state fundingp. 81
Military Recruiters in Schools: students' right to privacyp. 86
Closing a School: restructuring a districtp. 92
A School Dress Code: student dressp. 97
What to Do about Cell Phones?: cell phone use in schoolsp. 103
Will More Time in School Really Make a Difference?: extended school dayp. 109
How Can We Make Our Schools Secure?: school securityp. 115
Are School Librarians Becoming Obsolete?: personnel questionsp. 119
We Can't Just Kick Him Out: discipline and students with special needsp. 125
We Need to Get Serious about Protecting the Environment: school and community relationsp. 129
About the Authorp. 135
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ISBN: 9781578866809
ISBN-10: 1578866804
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 135
Published: 28th November 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.28 x 15.22  x 1.09
Weight (kg): 0.23