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ERIC Number: EJ943006
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1540-9392
Jaded Optimism and Other Critical Elements for 21st Century Educational Leaders
Theoharis, George
Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly, v4 n4 p361-363 Win 2010
The job of school leaders is becoming increasing complex within a context of greater pressure and demands. Thus, effective schools in a democratic society require a great deal from educational leadership. With a focus on creating and maintaining schools that foster equitable and excellent education for each and every child, The author discusses five critical elements for leadership preparation. He calls these elements: (1) jaded optimism; (2) joy-filled schools; (3) equity-oriented instructional leadership; (4) access and inclusion; and (5) public advocacy.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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