Middle school principal Mike McCarthy shares 30 years of wisdom on how to run a school well.
During my senior year of college, I taught math to 26 inmates, none of whom had finished high school. What I faced was 26 examples of the failure of American education. What I did not realize is the profound effect this would have on my career as a school leader.
The school budget, the programs offered, and the teachers on staff all stem from the number of students that enroll at your school. It’s your bottom line. Every private school struggles to continue increasing student enrollment, simply due to the number of education choices available to students. Focusing on increasing enrollment requires a fully coordinated effort and often new approaches to programs offered at the school. In this blog, we’ll focus on how to leverage what makes your school unique – and how to tell everyone about it.
Problem exists throughout primary and secondary school, leading to lower self-esteem and negative behaviour
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