This popular text features a rigorous yet practical approach to the
difficult dilemmas that so often arise in school administration. Using
case studies to illustrate particular ethical issues, the authors cover
such topics as: standards, assessment and evaluation, equal
opportunity, multiculturalism, religious differences, due process,
freedom of expression, personal liberty and authority.
Updated to address today's emphasis on meeting standards and raising test scores, the new Third Edition features:
* New cases that discuss current issues such as zero tolerance policies and integrity in reporting data.
A revised chapter addressing the difficulty of focusing on standards
while also dealing with competing demands, such as respecting the
professional judgment of teachers, turning schools into learning
communities, and engaging parents and members of the larger community
in school life.
* Additional materials that refocus the discussion
of legitimate authority and democracy on accountability and personal
The Ethics of School Administration, Third Edition is
one of a set of books in the Teachers College Press Professional Ethics
in Education Series. All of the books in this series will help
educators and administrators to examine and reflect on the ethical
dilemmas and controversies that are a normal and routine part of
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