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Gehlbach, Hunter; Brinkworth, Maureen E.; Wang, Ming-Te – Teachers College Record, 2012
Background/Context: A growing literature describes multiple benefits of social perspective taking--many of which are particularly important for schools. Despite these potential benefits for administrators, counselors, teachers, and students, little is known about social perspective taking as a process. Purpose/Research Question: If educational…
Descriptors: Motivation, Perspective Taking, Social Cognition, Adults
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Theoharis, George – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: A group of educators have demonstrated success not only with White middle-class and affluent students but also with students from varied racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, ability, and cultural backgrounds. A reoccurring theme from these schools and from the literature on school change is that exemplary leadership helps create…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Change, Principals, Educational Improvement
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Lynn, Marvin; Bacon, Jennifer Nicole; Totten, Tommy L.; Bridges, Thurman L., III; Jennings, Michael E. – Teachers College Record, 2010
Background/Context: The study examines teachers' and administrators' perspectives on the persistent academic failure of African American male high school students. The study took place between 2003 and 2005 in a low-performing high school in Summerfield County, a Black suburban county in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States with a poverty…
Descriptors: African American Students, Suburban Schools, High School Students, Dropout Rate