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The Fire Is Back!
Principals Sharing School Governance



September 1996 | 184 pages | Corwin
A firsthand account of outstanding principals' experiences in shared-governance schools is presented in this book on democratic principal leadership. In particular, the book fills the knowledge gap - the current lack of research-based information on collaborative school-restructuring methods - that has caused many attempts at school restructuring to fail.

 "Prospective and practicing principals...will find an approach to school renewal that is both needed and possible in The Fire is Back."

Leith Page
Principal, Monte Vista Elementary School, Albuquerque NM

Rebajo (Jo) R. Blase

Jo Blase is a professor of educational administration at the University of Georgia, and a former public school teacher, high school and middle school principal, and director of staff development. She received a Ph.D. in educational administration, curriculum, and supervision in 1983 from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and her research has focused on instructional and transformational leadership, school reform, staff development, and principal-teacher relationships. Through work with the Beginning Principal Study National Research Team, the Georgia League of Professional Schools, and public and private school educators with whom she... More About Author

Joseph Blase

Joseph Blase is a professor of educational administration at the University of Georgia. Since receiving his Ph.D. in 1980 from Syracuse University, his research has focused on school reform, transformational leadership, the micropolitics of education, principal-teacher relationships, and the work lives of teachers. His work concentrating on school-level micropolitics received the 1988 Davis Memorial Award given by the University Council for Educational Administration, and his coauthored article published in the Journal of Educational Administration won the W. G. Walker 2000 Award for Excellence. In 1999 he was recognized as an elite... More About Author

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