Persistence, prudence, and a few possibilities

Wayne K. Hoy


I have been a professor and teacher for more than 50 years, and I welcome the opportunity to reflect on my life and career. This is not the first time I have grappled with my contributions and shortcomings (e.g. Hoy, 2001, 2012), so it should not be surprising that some earlier ruminations are also reflected in this essay.

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Hoy, W. K. (1998). Quality middle schools: Open and healthy. Corwin Press.

Hoy, W. K. (2001). The pupil control studies: A historical, theoretical, and empirical analysis. Journal of Educational Administration, 39, 421-441.

Hoy, W. K. (2012). School characteristics that make a difference for the achievement of all students: A 40-year odyssey. Journal of Educational Administration, 50, 76-97.

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