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Letter to Principal Response Assignment Instructions
Educational
leaders in today’s schools are faced with balancing a myriad of current trends
and issues that trickle down and eventually affect the function of their
schools. Upon reviewing the topics below, choose one as the basis to form a Principal’s
response to the topic. You will compose a formal written Principal’s response surrounding your
chosen topic as though the content of the topic was received from a stakeholder
regarding an emerging issue or trend in education affecting your school, the
students at your school, and/or district.
You should research, and gather supporting information on the topic. Your response should be professionally written in proper letter
format. Your response should demonstrate a scholarly, high-level approach to
answering/replying to a specific issue from the Principal’s perspective. You must show evidence of reading of
the text, and thought on the topic. Your reply must
include relevant research, which supports your response. Specifically, you will
include a minimum of one (1) scholarly reference.
The list below includes suggestions for current issues upon which you must
select one topic to investigate, gather research, and compose a Principal’s response
letter to a stakeholder.
Bullying Prevention
Single Gender Classrooms
Gender Equity in the Classroom
Class Size
Homework Elimination
Standardized Curriculum
Standardized Testing
Retention and Social Promotion
Gifted Programs
Technology in the Classroom
Social Media as an Influencer on the Learner
Extended School Year Calendar (or other altered scheduling)
Charter Schools
School Choice and Vouchers
Graduation Rates

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