District Leadership That Works: Striking The Right Balance by Robert J. MarzanoDistrict Leadership That Works: Striking The Right Balance by Robert J. Marzano

District Leadership That Works: Striking The Right Balance

byRobert J. Marzano, Timothy Waters

Paperback | April 14, 2009

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Bridge the great divide between distanced administrative duties and daily classroom impact. This book introduces high-level leaders to a top-down power mechanism called "defined autonomy," a concept that focuses on district-defined, nonnegotiable, common goals and a system of accountability supported by assessment tools. Defined autonomy creates an effective balance of centralized direction and individualized empowerment that allows building leaders and classroom teachers to maintain stylistic freedom to respond quickly and effectively to student failure.

District Leadership That Works offers research-based recommendations for setting and monitoring nonnegotiable goals for achievement and instruction at district and school levels. While district-defined goals are essential, effective leadership involves a collaborative effort among schools, teacher unions, students, and community members.

Dr. Robert J. Marzano is CEO and co-founder of Marzano Research Laboratory, which specializes in school reform efforts to enhance student academic achievement. Over his 40 years in education, the central theme of his work has been translating research and theory into practical programs and tools for teachers and administrators. He is t...
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Title:District Leadership That Works: Striking The Right BalanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:10 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:April 14, 2009Publisher:Solution TreeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1935249193

ISBN - 13:9781935249191

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