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Refusing to work the wrong drivers

“Leadership is getting others to do what you want them to do because they want to do it.”  Dwight Eisenhower’s simple quote defining leadership sets a high bar but one that rings true in the challenges of leading in public education.  Michael Fullan’s April 2011 article “Seminar Series 204; Choosing the wrong drivers for whole system reform” offers a 30,000 foot view of how some nations are implementing effective nation wide reforms to increase student achievement and close persistent achievement gaps.  Read more »