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Commercial Content: The purpose of the Leadership Standards Framework website is for the exchange of information and resources among leaders in schools. Promotional messaging of a commercial nature is prohibited. Any posting containing suggestions or resources related to commercial content is appropriate only when it contributes a valuable resource either in response to an existing question/discussion, or when its inclusion is directly pertinent to the topic being discussed.

If a website user notices spam, inappropriate postings, or any violation of these user guidelines, he/she is encouraged to contact the website administrator. The website administrator will use his/her discretion in determining the appropriateness of postings and will take follow up action as needed.

Content Cleanup

The website administrator reserves the right to modify or delete discussions and comments if they do not follow these terms of use.

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