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ERIC Number: EJ916126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 60
ISSN: ISSN-1052-6846
Crossing Cultural Borders: "La Clase Magica" as a University-School Partnership
Ek, Lucila D.; Machado-Casas, Margarita; Sanchez, Patricia; Alanis, Iliana
Journal of School Leadership, v20 n6 p820-849 Nov 2010
As informed by scholarship on transformative leadership, cultural work in educational leadership, and preK-20 collaborations, this article draws from a qualitative research project between a university that is a Hispanic-serving institution and an elementary school located in a Latino/a area. We examine the perspectives of a Latino principal and a Latina assistant superintendent who are key in the project's implementation. Our findings include the following: Leaders work to legitimate their culture and their students' culture; leaders engage in cultural crossings in school-university partnerships; and leaders serve as cultural change agents for technological equity. Recommendations for leaders working with diverse populations are included. (Contains 3 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas