“Your job as a superintendent is to be a fearless cheerleader and public advocate for what your district is about,” Kirk says.
“Part of this idea with Agile Leadership is that it’s important to leverage the best from every generation and their unique voices,” Diane says.
“The excuse always is that kids aren’t going to like certain foods, they’re not going to like fresh produce,” Jay says. “I think we’ve found that to be almost the opposite.”
“It’s just been a wonderful addition to our community,” Tom says. “The community response has been overwhelmingly positive.”
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"To ignore the link [between performance and...] poverty is to beg for failure in any successful use of this testing system."
“The belief is not about me. The building is not about me. It’s about the culture of the community, the district… Begin with the end in mind.”
"I believe our biggest problem with technology actually starts in our minds. Our minds our the greatest software ever invented and we need to program it for excellence."
"Nobody has ever complained to me that we've given too much communication. [...] My belief is that you shouldn't try to hide anything or make anything appear what it is not. Whatever we are going to do we are going to send out factual information."