A LYS Principal in a non-LYS district writes: SC, OK, my team and I did 148 walk-thru’s in December. But remember, this isn’t a LYS district so I was told to quit using PowerWalks. Instead I have to use (name of sub-standard system deleted), so I understand if you aren’t able to report us in your list of over-achieving schools! But… if you’re willing to use our (name of sub-standard system deleted) data, I could send you our numbers at the end of each month for consideration for the “Hero Schools” list. I just can’t stand having the hard work of my staff go unrecognized. Let me know what you think. SC Response If you send me your monthly total on the last day of the month and you hit the mark, I’ll include you on the Hero List. Even though you work for a soul numbing bureaucracy that forces you to use a lesser tool, it’s your practice and commitment to leadership and coaching that really matters. Think. Work. Achieve. Your turn…

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