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Standard Five

In an effort to look holistically at the role of educational leadership in modern society, Chapter 10 begins by tracing the part that leaders at the federal government level have played in education throughout history. Understanding that the country’s focus and level of involvement in public education has changed over time provides a helpful backdrop to some reection on the contemporary role of educational administrators in our present day environment. The study of specic tasks that school administrators at all levels undertake is explored, particularly in relation to the knowledge, dispositions, and performances of Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standard 5.