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What’s in a Name?

If you are a board member, what title do you use for your main leader? Choose from the following names, each used by CSI schools: administrator, principal, head-of-school, superintendent, president, headmaster.

If you are the staff leader (I’ve never heard that as a title), how recent is the title you now have? Did you suggest to the board the title you prefer? For both boards and leaders, the current name may have little or no intentional meaning: as long as the person answers to the board, all those alternatives may seem the same. It’s akin to Juliet telling Romeo that “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Who cares about the name? Continue reading

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Learn to Discern

It’s an old joke. The teacher asks, “Do you think ignorance and apathy are big problems?” The grumpy student response is: “I don’t know and I don’t care.” In our current culture, many young people are morally adrift and uncritical. It’s not “This is true; that is false.” It’s “Whatever.”

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