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Five Big Ideas for Leading a High Reliability School

No matter your school improvement plan, data-driven leadership is key. These five big ideas will dispel popular myths long held by school and district leaders, reinvigorate your commitment to focus on the right work, and guide you in supporting the daily practices that matter most in achieving high levels of student success.

Benefits

  • Understand the roles of all educators in high reliability organizations
  • Unpack the five big ideas of high reliability leadership and how these ideas relate to their own school or distri
  • Utilize practical tools to better apply the HRS framework
  • Improve school culture, student achievement, and organizational efficacy
  • Sustain highly effective school systems

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The High Reliability Schools Framework
Big Idea 1: Becoming a High Reliability School Is a Measurement Process
Big Idea 2: Certain Levels of the HRS Framework Have a More Direct Relationship to Student Achievement as Measured by External Tests Than others
Big Idea 3: Schools Must Tailor Programs and Practices to Their Specific Needs
Big Idea 4: Without Adequate Focus and Energy, Even Effective Programs and Practices Will Start to Degrade
Big Idea 5: Standards-Referenced Reporting and Competency-Based Education Are at the Top of the HRS Framework Because of Their Magnitude of Change and Their Focus on Equity
Epilogue
Appendix: HRS Measurement Tools

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