ERIC Number: ED282353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Racial Minority and Women School Administrators.
American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA. Office of Minority Affairs.
This report provides results from a survey of school districts headed by racial/ethnic minority and by women superintendents. The document contains three sections. Section 1, "Profiles of School Districts Headed by Women and Racial-Ethnic Minority Superintendents," outlines survey methods and identification of respondents. Characteristics of districts headed by women and minority superintendents are described. Trends concerning women superintendents and their districts include: (1) districts were larger in 1982-83 than previously; (2) women head fewer unified districts relative to the nationwide percentage; and (3) women tend to head small districts in suburban areas. Conclusions about minority superintendents and their districts include: (1) districts are larger than those headed by women; (2) a larger proportion of minority than women superintendents head unified districts; and (3) locations are urban and suburban. Section 2, "A State by State Look at Women and Minorities in School Administration," presents tables and discussion of female and minority representation in each state. "Black School Administrators: A Review of Their Early History, Trends in Recruitment, Problems, and Needs," section 3, gives a historical overview and recent employment trends. Problems faced by black administrators and needs for achieving career growth are identified. Questionnaires and references are included. (CJH)
Descriptors: Administrators, Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Groups, Minority Group Teachers, Minority Groups, Questionnaires, School District Size, School Districts, Sex Discrimination, Superintendents, Surveys, Women Faculty
Publication Sales, American Association of School Administrators, Office of Minority Affairs, 1801 North Moore Street, Arlington, VA 22209 ($6.50 prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Researchers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA. Office of Minority Affairs.
Note: For a related document, see EA 019 449.