ERIC Number: EJ674018
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Purpose-Driven Leadership: The Spiritual Imperative to Guiding Schools beyond High-Stakes Testing and Minimum Proficiency.
Dantley, Michael E.
Education and Urban Society, v35 n3 p273-91 May 2003
Examines purposeful leadership, a concept grounded in "prophetic spirituality." Suggests that educational leaders who build their professional practice in purpose-driven leadership clearly understand the multidimensional aspects of their daily challenges yet find the inner strength to resist hegemonic structures and forms of oppression and systemic inequities in education. Asserts that high stakes testing is an obstacle that must be submitted to purposeful leadership strategies. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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