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Dan C. Lortie

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780226493480

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.001.0001

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The Rewards

The Rewards

(p.93) 5 The Rewards
School Principal

Dan C. Lortie

University of Chicago Press

This chapter focuses on the rewards and other positive things involved in the work of elementary school principals in the U.S. It cites the result of a survey indicating that school administrators are among the most satisfied with their jobs and explains that performing well in work that serves others is doubly rewarding. This chapter also explores how principals assess their own performance and highlights the difficulties that occur when they try to do so.

Keywords:   rewards, elementary school principals, school administrators, performance

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