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Leadership for social justice and democracy in our schools / [edited by] Alan M. Blankstein and Paul D. Houston
Thousand Oaks : Corwin Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB2805 .L3433 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) School management and organization
Educational leadership
Social justice
Democracy and education
Physical Description xix, 187 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note "A joint publication with the Hope Foundation and the American Association of School Administrators."
Summary "This ninth and final book in The Soul of Educational Leadership series offers practical strategies for promoting socially responsible school cultures that enhance student engagement"-- Provided by publisher
"The ninth and final book in The Soul of Educational Leadership series, this volume offers school and district leaders ideas and strategies for leading in ways that promote social justice and democracy in our schools. With contributions from key figures such as Bonnie Davis, Linda Skrla, and Randall Lindsey among others, this book explores transformative leadership, self-reflection, modeling, ways of rethinking equity and prosocial school cultures as well as models for becoming an equity-oriented change agent and leading schools of character in order to foster greater student engagement and achievement"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Respect / Bonnie M. Davis -- Social justice: focusing on assets to overcome barriers / Randall B. Lindsey, Delores B. Lindsey, and Raymond D. Terrell -- Becoming an equity-oriented change agent / Linda Skrla, Kathryn Bell McKenzie, and James Joseph Scheurich -- Are women prepared to be school superintendents? An essay on the myths and misunderstandings / C. Cryss Brunner and Yong-Lyun Kim -- Leading schools of character / Marvin W. Berkowitz -- Teaching social responsibility / Sheldon H. Berman -- Zero indifference and teachable moments: school leadership for diversity, inclusion and justice / Mara Sapon-Shevin -- Getting kids ready for school: raising the village / Paul D. Houston
Series Soul of educational leadership ; v. 9
Alternate Author Blankstein, Alan M
Houston, Paul D
HOPE Foundation (Bloomington, Ind.)
American Association of School Administrators

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