The Brutal Facts
Anyone who is education at the present time knows how state standards are becoming more and more rigorous. Each year teachers are expected to create miracles with their students. School such as B.L. Garza Middle School is one school who has to face a mayor issue concerning students immigrating from Mexico. Garza M.S. is about 30 miles from the border of Mexico and is becoming more and more populated with students who are crossing the border due to the horrible problems within the Mexican border. One student who would prefer to stay anonymous mentions that "life in Mexico is like living in a prison where there are only certain places that you can visit and at certain times (annoymous, 2013)." As the issue of having more students enroll to the district, teachers are asked to take on the challenge of educating these students with very limited resources. Mr. Gorena (2013) principal of B.L Garza M.S., mentioned in Wednesday's meeting that all the staff within his school is striving to become leaders. Garza mentions that as education takes on the 21st century each one involved within the staff must take on the role of not managing or motivating each other but, to take on the role of mentors to each other. The staff as a whole seems to be quite motivated in the right decisions for their school yet there are issues like the one mentioned that have be confronted through the eyes of transformational leaders (Garza, 2013). Collins (2001), believes that good-to-great companies face their brutal facts and infuse the entire process with those facts.
Collins (2001) mentions that it becomes a waste of time to try and manage or motivate people. Every organization looks at hiring the best people for the job. According to a media clip within Capella (2013), if the right people are on the bus than the company has acquired their...