What school principals can learn from CEOs

Sep 20, 2017
A university program arms school leaders with business skills.
Sundai Riggins is one of 20 school principals enrolled in an executive masters in leadership program at Georgetown University.
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Principals at low-income schools often leave, but this one has stayed 17 years

May 30, 2017
Bertie Simmons, 83, now leads a $10 million endeavor at her Houston high school.
On a recent school day, Furr High School’s Principal Bertie Simmons listens to a freshman read his first essay.
Laura Isensee

Schooling the principals

Oct 13, 2016
The Wallace Foundation announces a grant to strengthen training programs for school principals.
Half of new principals leave within three years, according to a School Leaders Network report.
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