The Reflective Principal: A Death in the Family

By Sheryl Boris-SchacterPrincipal, March/April 2011 Recently, I started a new folder and called it death. As I put it in my file cabinet, I hoped not to refer to it again and knew that even if I did, it probably wouldn’t be all that helpful. If I’ve learned little else as a school principal, it is that every situation is different. Formulaic responses do not work.