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ERIC Number: EJ799539
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Apr
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1066-5684
Oppressors or Emancipators: Critical Dispositions for Preparing Inclusive School Leaders
Theoharis, George; Causton-Theoharis, Julie N.
Equity & Excellence in Education, v41 n2 p230-246 Apr 2008
Leadership from school administrators is essential in creating inclusive schools. The purpose of this article is to outline the dispositions necessary for school leaders in order to develop and maintain inclusive educational services for all students. This work comes from a qualitative study of university-based experts who teach courses in leadership preparation and professional development specifically designed to address how to build and maintain inclusive schools. The article includes a description of these experts in leadership for inclusive schooling, what they see as the required dispositions, and how they foster these. The article concludes with a discussion of the educational importance of this study. (Contains 12 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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