The 21st Century Principal

Pierce, M., & Stapleton, D. L. (Eds.). (2003). The 21st century principal: Current\nissues in leadership and policy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education\nPress.\n


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The essays in this volume examine the future of public schooling in the\nUnited States – and what it will mean to be a leader in public schools – by\nfocusing on the issues that are most likely to have an impact on American\nsociety within the next 20 years. (p. 1)

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Total number of pages in book = 96

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\nTotal number of pages that discuss (and disagree about) the skills\nneeded for 21st century workplaces = approximately 3

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Total number of pages that discuss the impact of digital technologies\non how K-12 education is delivered / done = 0

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Total number of pages that discuss the need for school administrators\nto be technology leaders = 0

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Read the book title and opening quote again. Shake your head in\ndisbelief.

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