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Drysdale, Lawrie – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2011
This issue of "Leadership and Policy in Schools" outlines research into successful principal leadership from the perspective of four countries--New Zealand, Israel, Cyprus, and the USA (San Antonio). The research followed the methods and protocols established by the International Successful School Principalship Project (ISSPP), which was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership, Principals, Leadership Effectiveness
Anderson, Peggy L., Ed.; Meier-Hedde, Regine, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Dyslexia is a disability that exists in all countries that have high expectations for literacy. The inability to read in spite of normal intellectual potential represents one of the most puzzling educational challenges for literate societies, regardless of the culture or language. This book examines medical, psychological, educational, and…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Case Studies, Children, Interviews
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Blumberg, Rae Lesser – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2008
Gender bias in textbooks (GBIT) is a low-profile education issue, given the 72,000,000 children who still have no access to schooling, but this article argues that GBIT is: (1) an important, (2) near-universal, (3) remarkably uniform, (4) quite persistent but (5) virtually invisible obstacle on the road to gender equality in education--an obstacle…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Gender Bias