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Linda Cliatt-Wayman:
How to fix a broken school? Lead fearlessly, love hard

TEDWomen 2015 · 17:07 · Filmed May 2015
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On Linda Cliatt-Wayman's first day as principal at a failing high school in North Philadelphia, she was determined to lay down the law. But she soon realized the job was more complex than she thought. With palpable passion, she shares the three principles that helped her turn around three schools labeled "low-performing and persistently dangerous." Her fearless determination to lead — and to love the students, no matter what — is a model for leaders in all fields.

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Linda Cliatt-Wayman is a Philadelphia high school principal with an unwavering belief in the potential of all children. Full bio
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