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ERIC Number: EJ627432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1245
Displacing Deficit Thinking in School District Leadership.
Skrla, Linda; Scheurich, James Joseph
Education and Urban Society, v33 n3 p235-59 May 2001
Discusses the effect of deficit thinking on the academic achievement of minority and low income students. Highlights five ways that high-stakes accountability helped displace deficit thinking of school superintendents in Texas school districts. Data come from a multiyear study that demonstrated sustained, substantially improved academic achievement for children of color and impoverished children in those districts. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas