Take a break from your normal routine tonight and watch The Principal Story, a PBS documentary that chronicles the challenges principals face in turning around low-performing public schools and raising student achievement. Supported by The Wallace Foundation in partnership with NAESP, the show will air on PBS stations tonight; check local listings at www.pbs.org/pov.
You can record this documentary to show in your school or you can borrow the film for free by registering at www.amdoc.org/outreach/events/.
Here are tips on how to use the documentary to tell your story, including discussion prompts to use with students, community members, principals and other educators, and the media.