Principals’ Working Conditions, Job Stress, and Turnover Behaviors Under NCLB Accountability Pressure

  title={Principals’ Working Conditions, Job Stress, and Turnover Behaviors Under NCLB Accountability Pressure},
  author={Hajime Mitani},
  journal={Educational Administration Quarterly},
  pages={822 - 862}
  • Hajime Mitani
  • Published 4 July 2018
  • Education
  • Educational Administration Quarterly
Purpose: Many studies have investigated the impact of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and its sanctions on students and teachers. Little research, however, has systematically examined the relationship between NCLB and its sanctions and school principals. Given the importance of school leadership and the accountability systems implemented at different levels of government, there has been a need for research that examines how school leaders behave under the accountability pressure. Research… 

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