Once again in is time for world’s toughest game… LYS Jeopardy!
Alex, I’ll take ‘Incompetent Executive Leadership’ for $2,000.
What is, “I say I want my schools to change, but instead of addressing the obvious weaknesses of upper management, I hold middle and lower management accountable for system issues for which they are not responsible. Thus, shifting everyone’s attention away from my incompetence.”
Schools fail because systems fail. Systems are the responsibility of leadership. The more catastrophic the system failure, the further up the leadership chain the responsibility lies. It is this simple fact that school boards, assistant superintendents and directors do their best to ignore. Average to great Superintendents understand this, but they like Head Coaches, expect to be fired at some time.
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