Whats better: a rigorous system that emphasizes traditional academics, or an innovative one that prepares students for tomorrows world? With McDowells new model of educational leadership, you dont have to choose. You can create an impactful system that ensures growth for all students in both core academic content and 21st-century skills.
The enduring contribution of this book is in the guidance it provides leaders to recognize that they are part, an important part, but just a part, of a networked system. As such, their decisions and actions send messages throughout the system about what is valued and what is not. Take heed to McDowells advice and youll have a healthy, growth-producing system that will be the envy of those around you. The work is possible, the information is available, and the results are clear.