Leading Schools in an Era of Declining Resources

1st Edition

J. Howard Johnston, Ronald Williamson

Published May 28, 2014
Reference - 182 Pages
ISBN 9780415734813 - CAT# Y160335

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Every day, school leaders across the country are having to make difficult decisions in this economically demanding environment. If you are a leader facing this challenge in your own school or district, this is the book you need! Experienced educators Johnston and Williamson offer practical advice to help you tackle a variety of tough issues, including staff reductions and program termination. You’ll learn how to…

  • Wring every bit of performance out of every available dollar
  • Plan innovations and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Engage faculty and the community
  • Streamline operations using digital technology and social media
  • Use four strategies—reduce, refine, restructure, and regenerate—to make your school more efficient and effective

Each chapter is filled with tips, tools, exercises, and mini-cases to help you apply these ideas to your own situation. You’ll gain the confidence and knowledge to manage your budget while ensuring your students get the full benefit of a quality education.


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