Principal March/April 2018: Urban, Suburban, Rural, & Frontier

Technology, transportation, and teacher recruitment—all school communities tackle these issues. But that doesn’t mean the solutions are one-size-fits-all. Whether urban, rural, suburban, or frontier, this magazine issue takes a deep dive into the elements that influence access and opportunity that cross boundaries of school type.
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Equity Across America How principals can ensure a great teacher for every student. Patrice Pujol

Changing Perceptions, Changing Realities The fight to overcome negative perceptions in one school community. Kelly Soter
Rural Resources Bring opportunity to your school with proven solutions and strategies. Hobart L. Harmon and Mark D. Wilson

Bandwidth Bridge to the Last Frontier Here’s how to get your students online—no matter where you are. Damon Hargraves
Getting There Address transportation challenges to close the achievement gap. John George and Rachael George

A Winning Equation Personalized education + parent engagement = student success. Kristin Novy
Getting Started With PBIS These 6 steps will set you up for success. Scott Trungadi
From the Editor Crossing Boundaries Kaylen Tucker

Snapshots Nuggets of research, policy, and practice to keep you informed.
5 Things What you need to know about the Association that has your back.
In the Spotlight Tennessee Principal Uses Data to Reach Students.
Wellness Mindfulness: Sometimes Our Brains Need a Break! Liz Garden

Early Career Cultural Competence for New Principals John F. Eller and Sheila A. Eller
Raising the Bar Sustaining School Improvement Through Instructional Rounds Perry A. Finch
The Reflective Principal The Best Job in the World Scott Borba
Principal’s Bookshelf What Is Teaching in Context? Jen Thomas

Parents & Schools Pastors & Principals? You Bet! Lou D’Ambrosio
In the Middle 4 “Look-Fors” That Signal Quality Science Instruction Sheri Prendergast
Postscript Our Nation, Our Schools, Our Students L. Earl Franks, Ed.D., CAE

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