Ethics: Acting Ethically to Promote Each Student’s Academic Success and Well-Being

  • Teresa Wasonga


This chapter explores the interplay of ethics through the lens of power, and from the perspectives of principals. Quandaries emerging as ethics are woven into decisions, and decision-making processes reveal tensions in the co-existence of genuine concern for students’ academic success and well-being, as well as conflicts, contradictions, and dis/ingenuousness among principals. Questions for reflection are included in the hope that they will lead to self-realization and evaluation, and the adoption of strong ethical guiding principles for actions that are in the best interests of children, teachers, and their communities.


Ethics Power School leadership Students’ best interest 


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  • Teresa Wasonga
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  1. 1.Northern Illinois UniversityDeKalbUSA

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