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We asked North Carolina principals a question that surprised them

Great school leaders are magnetic — they tend to attract a lot of questions. A common one is this: What should a good principal do?

To me, it made sense to ask them the opposite. The decision didn’t disappoint.


This video is part of The Principal’s Office, an EdNC video series on what it means to be a school principal in North Carolina.

Robert Kinlaw

As EducationNC’s director of multimedia, Robert Kinlaw focuses on telling stories with video, photos, and sound.