K-12 Leaders Shift From Protectors of Status Quo to Change Agents
Superintendent's role shifts toward 'instigator of change'
David Britten, the superintendent of the 1,800-student Godfrey-Lee school district in Wyoming, Mich., said the activity he sees in his schools has changed dramatically over the past five years.
Between classes, students walk the hallways texting their families and friends. They bring their laptops and tablets to school to take notes in class. And Mr. Britten himself regularly uses the district’s Facebook page to reach out to and connect with students, parents, educators, and the community.
“That’s part of the game...
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