Shaping School Culture: Texas School Business

Cover Story: Shaping School Culture — June 2015.

With a focus on learning, curriculum and preparation for college and the workforce, a school’s main objective is to provide the best education possible for its students.

But shouldn’t there be more?

As with any organization, beneath its core activities and functions lies a deeper factor: a school’s culture.

“The culture of a school consists of the underlying core values, beliefs, rituals and traditions that are oftentimes unwritten and below the stream of consciousness but are the most powerful driving forces of what goes on in the school,” says Kent Peterson, co-author of the book Shaping School Culture: The Heart of Leadership.

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