Principal’s Bookshelf

Principal, May/June 2011 Leading School Turnaround: How Successful Leaders Transform Low-Performing Schools. Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris, Tiiu Strauss. Jossey-Bass, 2010, 293 pages. The authors of Leading School Turnaround introduce their book with the following: “There is no magic formula or sure-fire way of improving these schools; an added danger is that any improvement will turn out to be temporary.” So what are we to do with this analysis?