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Martin, Jennifer; Beese, Jane A. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Leaders must know how to use evidence to inform district decisions, particularly as decisions related to learning become standard practice, and provide professional development that builds the organizational capacity needed to support continuous and sustainable district improvement. Collaboration and implementation of a shared vision and mission…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Academic Achievement, Trust (Psychology), School Districts
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Croteau, Susan M.; Lewis, Katherine – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2016
Gary Armstrong, assistant principal, is faced with a delicate situation. The elementary school recently enrolled a transgender student, and the principal, Amy Lamar, is resistant to considering the student's unique needs. This case was developed for use in a leadership course. Instructors can use the case to encourage dialogue around legal…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Special Needs Students, Elementary Schools, Educational Administration
US Department of Education, 2008
Sexual harassment of students is illegal. A federal law, "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972" ("Title IX"), prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in education programs and activities. All public and private education institutions that receive any federal funds must comply with…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Federal Legislation, School Administration, Confidentiality
Boland, Pat, Ed. – 1995
This booklet on gender equity challenges the old ways of thinking that limited expectations for girls and boys. Breaking the trap where gender determines what is possible means recognizing the limits of mindsets, opening eyes to new options, and encouraging young people to be all they can be. This booklet clarifies for educators and parents…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education
Hendrickson, Robert M.; Lee, Barbara A. – 1983
The major legal issues pertaining to academic employment are examined. Four areas affecting higher education are analyzed in depth: employment practices, equal pay, developing issues under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and financial exigency. In addition, guidelines for evaluating current institutional academic employment practices…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Employment Practices
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Griffin, Pat – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 1984
Response towards coeducational physical education has been varied due to individual teacher perceptions and administrative support. Many programs may fail due to the dysfunctional nature of change in schools. The use of ability grouping and administrative commitment is suggested as a means of improving sex-integrated physical education. (DF)
Descriptors: Coeducation, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Physical Education
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Mawdsley, Ralph D. – Update on Law-Related Education, 1994
Reviews the legal principles and precedents that frame current sexual harassment laws as they relate to schools. Discusses school district liability and responsibility for providing school environments safe from sexual harassment. Includes guidelines for developing and implementing school policies regarding sexual harassment. (CFR)
Descriptors: Administrators, Civil Law, Educational Environment, Educational History
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Scott, Kathryn – Social Education, 1995
Maintains that, on the 75th anniversary of women's suffrage, significant advances in the legal status, achievements, and opportunities for women have been made. Contends, however, that sexual harassment is still widespread in the nation's schools. Includes six charts defining and describing forms of sexual harassment. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Constitutional History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females