that of all the types of safeguards that can be put in place, administrative procedures are the weakest because they can be easily circumvented. Data collection is very important to manage any system, but some states have taken a position that they will not collect data on the number of school teachers testing positive for the virus. How can a state Board of Education make informed decisions if they refuse to collect data? And who is going to remind people that two data points does not make a trend?
The omission of quality management principles in the curriculum for education leadership could seriously inhibit school leaders' ability to respond to the pandemic. Follow-up analysis of the pandemic will provide opportunities for doctoral dissertations for the next decade.