May/June 2013, PRINCIPAL--Principals can close the achievement gap by following this six-step framework. By Christopher Wooleyhand
BELIEVE – You can make a difference and connect your actions to your beliefs by having genuine concerns for the progress of all students.
2 DISCUSS – Maintain a regular dialogue that focuses on student achievement.
3 LOOK AT THE RIGHT DATA – DuFour & Marzano identified high-leverage Professional Learning Community strategies that provide structures and collaborative teams to focus on students learning.
4 MAKE DECISIONS BASED ON THE RIGHT DATA – Using the results of formative assessments to make critical decisions and for students to examine their own data and set learning goals.
5 CELEBRATE YOUR COMMUNITIES DIVERSITY – Build home-school partnerships
6 BUILD TEACHER CAPACITY – Leadership that is shared is exponentially more effective when teachers and principals work collaboratively.
Here is the link to the full article for your review. https://www.naesp.org/principal-mayjune-2013-achievement-gap/putting-your-beliefs-action