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Principals formulated their responses to the pandemic in terms of a hierarchy of needs: they understood that their students and staff had to feel physically and psychologically safe before they would be successful in the classroom.
This is one of a series of briefs that focused on a ‘critical incident’ surrounding school closure and offers pragmatic suggestions to educational leaders as they continue to grapple with the disruptions of the pandemic.
Leading in Crisis
Kaul, Maya; VanGronigen, Bryan A.; and Simon, Nicole S.. (2020). Calm during crisis: school principal approaches to crisis management during the COVID-19 pandemic. CPRE Policy Briefs.
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Date Posted: 09 November 2020