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A head teacher (also known as school principal, headteacher,See American and British English spelling differences headmaster, headmistress or the head, sometimes informally in Scots, the heidie or heedie) is the most senior teacher, leader and manager of a school. [1]

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Academic administration

Academic administration is a branch of university or college employees responsible for the maintenance and supervision of the institution and separate from the faculty or academics, although some personnel may have joint responsibilities.

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American and British English spelling differences

Many of the differences between American and British English date back to a time when spelling was not widely standardized.

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Australians, colloquially known as Aussies, are a people associated with the continent of Australia, sharing a common history, culture, and language (Australian English).

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Board of education

A board of education, school committee or school board is the board of directors or board of trustees of a school, local school district or higher administrative level.

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Boarding school

A boarding school is a school where some or all pupils study and live during the school year with their fellow students and possibly teachers or principals.

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Boston Latin School

The Boston Latin School is a public exam school in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Brooklyn Latin School

The Brooklyn Latin School is a specialized high school in New York City, founded in 2006.

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Eric Hanushek

Eric Alan Hanushek (born May 22, 1943) is an economist who has written prolifically on public policy with a special emphasis on the economics of education.

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Grammar school

A grammar school is one of several different types of school in the history of education in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking countries, originally a school teaching classical languages but more recently an academically oriented secondary school.

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High school

A high school (also secondary school, senior school, secondary college) is a school that provides adolescents with part or all of their secondary education.

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Independent school (United Kingdom)

In the United Kingdom Independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state funded schools.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel.

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Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill, regarding the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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Management in businesses and organizations is the function that coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish goals and objectives by using available resources efficiently and effectively.

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Martial arts

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: self-defense, competition, physical health and fitness, entertainment, as well as mental, physical, and spiritual development.

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Middle school

A middle school or junior high school is a school for students older than elementary school, but not yet in high school.

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Milpitas High School

Milpitas High School (MHS) is a public four-year comprehensive high school in Milpitas, California, a suburban community north of San Jose.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann.; or Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the northeast of the island of Ireland.

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Pastoral care

Pastoral care is an ancient model of emotional and spiritual support that can be found in all cultures and traditions.

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Primary school

A primary school or elementary school is a school in which children receive primary or elementary education from the ages of about five to eleven, coming before secondary school and after preschool.

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Principal (academia)

The principal is the chief executive and the chief academic officer of a university or college in certain parts of the Commonwealth.

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Private school

Private schools, also known as independent schools, non-governmental, or nonstate schools, are not administered by local, state or national governments; thus, they retain the right to select their students and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition, rather than relying on mandatory taxation through public (government) funding; at some private schools students may be able to get a scholarship, which makes the cost cheaper, depending on a talent the student may have (e.g. sport scholarship, art scholarship, academic scholarship), financial need, or tax credit scholarships that might be available.

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Rector (academia)

For ecclesiastical, politics and other uses of the term rector, see that disambiguation page A rector ("ruler", from the Latin regere and rector meaning "ruler" in Latin) is a term used in non-English-speaking countries for a university chancellor.

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A school is an institution designed for the teaching of students (or "pupils") under the direction of teachers.

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School discipline

School discipline is the system of rules, punishments, and behavioral strategies appropriate to the regulation of children or adolescents and the maintenance of order in schools.

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The word schoolmaster, or simply master, formerly referred to a male school teacher.

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Scotland (Scots:; Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scots language

Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots).

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State school

State schools (also known as public schools, though not in EnglandIn England, some independent schools for 13-18 year-olds are known for historical reasons as 'public schools'.) generally refer to primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation.

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A student (also pupil) is a learner, or who attends an educational institution.

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A teacher (also called a school teacher) is a person who provides education for students.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Value-added modeling

Value-added modeling (also known as value-added analysis and value-added assessment) is a method of teacher evaluation that measures the teacher's contribution in a given year by comparing the current test scores of their students to the scores of those same students in previous school years, as well as to the scores of other students in the same grade.

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In larger school systems, a principal is often assisted by someone known as a vice-principal (Republic of Ireland: deputy principal) or assistant principal.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_teacher

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