With many schools closing for the remainder of the academic year, school leaders are confronted with numerous questions that require their immediate attention, like how to provide food and computer access to students who don’t have them and how to facilitate professional learning for remote teaching. At the same time, leaders are grappling with questions about the future of schooling post-COVID-19, like whether to bring any of the new learning ecosystems into the future and how to address glaring inequities. In the midst of all of the questions and uncertainty, leaders must lead. They must not only manage the current daily reality but give others a sense of hope and determination to persevere. The big question is: what does it take for leaders to succeed in these circumstances?
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