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What We Know about Successful School Leadership

  title={What We Know about Successful School Leadership},
  author={Kenneth Leithwood and Carolyn Riehl},
Amidst the seeming certainty that leadership matters, there is much that we do not yet understand about effective educational leadership. However, the knowledge base about leadership is constantly growing. In this brief, we present a summary of key, well-documented understandings about leadership at the school level. This knowledge can be used with confidence to guide leadership practice, policy, and research. It can help address concerns about school leaders’ preparation and performance. It… 

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