chapter  7
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Strategic Leadership : Those Who Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

At Elm Circle High School, a sixty-fi ve-year-old principal who had emphasized traditional methods of teaching and leadership retired. For seven years, the school went into a nosedive under the leadership of three principals, each of whom lasted a couple years. Finally, the school board hired Connie Johns, a young and energetic principal who had some new ideas.