Principal Leadership: Moving Towards Inclusive and High Achieving Schools for Students with Disabilities

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An IC is a tool that identifies and describes the major components of a practice or innovation. With the implementation of any innovation comes a continuum of configurations of implementation from non-use to the ideal.

Principal Leadership: Moving Towards Inclusive and High Achieving Schools for Students with Disabilities

This paper features an innovation configuration (IC) matrix that can guide principal leadership professionals toward inclusive and high-achieving schools for students with disabilities. Reflective of our democratic values, all children living in the United States are eligible to receive a public school education. Some children have widely divergent cultural backgrounds and atypical levels of development that make learning a challenge for them, but to inclusive school leaders, each student has promise.

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