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Transforming schools: The essential role of the principal

When it comes to improving education, leaders in the field and in the General Assembly usually talk about teachers. Often overlooked is the role that principals play in ensuring high-quality instruction in their schools. This series highlights the often unsung contribution that principals play in high performance, and it explores some of the issues that are holding principals back. Today, we're talking about the role of principals in turning around low-performing schools.

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Alex Granados is Senior Reporter for EducationNC. Read full bio »