Managers Help Principals Balance Time
Most principals probably hope that at least half their working day is spent in meaningful interactions with teachers and students.
But that’s not likely.
Investigators who shadowed principals for a week showed that a crush of managerial duties allowed them to spend only a third of their day—or less—on tasks that involved interaction with students and teachers. And often, the contact that did occur was too short and unfocused to lead...
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