What makes effective campus leadership

It is difficult sometimes to find the light in an otherwise dismal situation. It’s easy for each of us to continue to fuel our anger and frustration regarding what is happening within the Detroit Public School system right now. We can easily get sucked into hyper focusing, like it seems Lansing is doing, on the sickouts and how this singular action is causing Detroit students to lose out on classroom time, daily meals and a structured school day. We can, I can…and sometimes it feels good to have a direct focus for the disgust I feel for what has happened to public education in this state. It feels good until I remember that focusing on the sickouts, focusing on this symptom of the problem doesn’t change what is happening to our schools.

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