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2006

Fort Hays State University

Elementary education

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Virtual Schools: An Ethical Option, Nancy Nicholson, Judy Nelms, Caroline Mariano, Kathy Jabbot Jul 2006

Virtual Schools: An Ethical Option, Nancy Nicholson, Judy Nelms, Caroline Mariano, Kathy Jabbot

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

An odyssey of civil rights in education has been taking place in America over the last 16 years. The school choice issue has heated up in the last decade and a half, traversing the years from 1990, with the first urban school choice program in Wisconsin, to 2006, with a suit filed against Los Angeles Unified Schools for lack of cooperation in informing parents of educational options available. The core argument is that parents, not government, should have the primary responsibility and economic power to determine where and how their children should be educated. This is a basic ethical, philosophical ...


Leadership Practices Of Elementary School Principals, Timothy Pingle Apr 2006

Leadership Practices Of Elementary School Principals, Timothy Pingle

Academic Leadership: The Online Journal

A variety of recommendations have been suggested during the past two decades in response to the need to improve America’s schools. The effect of leadership on a school frequently emerges as a key component in achieving significant school reform. Many leadership models and specific behaviors for school principals have been presented and discussed in the literature.