Merrill Education and ETS (Educational Testing Service) are proud to presentCase Studies in School Leadership: Keys to Effective School Principalship by Karen Hessel and John Holloway (ETS, 2003), based on A Framework for School Leaders: Linking the ISLLC Standards to Practice. This book was authored by practitioners from across the United States and presents a collection of twelve real problems encountered by today's school principals. This book describes twelve real problems encountered by today's school principals, provided by practitioners from throughout the United States. The book aids in the development of decision-making and problem-solving skills, then provides opportunities for reflection on leadership. Most importantly, it offers specific strategies to improve principals' performance levels, then links key educational issues in each real-world case to an ISLLC standard.