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Workman, Julie; Wake, Donna – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2022
This study uses an explanatory sequential mixed-methods approach to examine principals'responses to their schools' disproportionate discipline data in five schools located in the ruralsoutheastern United States. Semi-structured interviews were analyzed for principals' insight intotheir school discipline data. Results indicated that Black students…
Descriptors: Discipline, Disproportionate Representation, Rural Schools, Geographic Regions
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Brown, Kelly – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2022
It is estimated that 1.6 billion students were displaced from the traditional school building in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic (UN, 2022; IMF, 2020). While the drastic change in how society normally functions was a shock for everyone, children and historically marginalized people suffered disproportionately severe impacts (GHO, 2022; UNESCO,…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Superintendents, School Closing
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Macias, Angela; Townsend, Jonathan – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2021
This article discusses the issue of inequities in educational leadership, of which we attribute largely to social capital and how educators interpret this capital. This concept is presented along with a range of leadership styles commonly accepted in education. An argument is made for using Funds of Knowledge as a lens for understanding leadership…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Talent, Social Capital, Cultural Background
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Marcos, Teri; Wise, Don; Loose, William; Belenardo, Susan; Padover, Wayne – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2021
This mixed-method phenomenological study reports findings of 144 urban California educational leaders' and teachers' views about the identified effects Academic Optimism has on supporting equitable growth in student learning within ten low SES schools. Hoy, Tartar and Woolfolk-Hoy (2006) examined how Academic Optimism was a general demonstrable…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary School Teachers, Academic Achievement, Positive Attitudes
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Hallberg, Laura; Santiago, Louise J. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2021
Critical reflection and self-awareness are two of the most crucial components in developing equity-centered leaders (Dugan and Humbles, 2018; Madsen, 2020; Patti, Madrazo, Senge, and Stern, 2015). Leading for equity requires the leader to face both personal bias and professional challenges (Boske, 2014). Many leaders are willing to engage in the…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Metacognition, Leadership Training, Professionalism
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Wilmore, Elaine L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2020
As educators, we know students from all sections of the population who are bright, but do not do well academically (Grade Power Learning, 2018). This is particularly true with students from underrepresented populations or whose parents are not college graduates. Significant reasons for this are because they do not know how to study effectively,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Study Skills, Achievement Gap, African American Students
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Edeburn, Ellen K.; Knotts, Greg – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Although there is substantial research that has guided middle school reform, there is insufficient support of Latinx students during their normative secondary transition (middle school to high school). Current research emphasizes that students who are not prepared when entering high school will face grim academic futures. The study explores the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, Middle School Students, Grade 8
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Bagwell, Jack L. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to explore the leadership practice of two urban elementary school principals through a distributed leadership framework. Methods: The study employed an ethnographic case study and data were collected through semistructured interviews and observations. A case study for each principal was created, followed by…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Case Studies, Leadership Styles
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Van Vooren, Carol – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2018
This study highlights the high rates of attrition among school leaders that result from increased demands on school principals. This article reports on a unique university and school district partnership that worked together in action-based, community-engaged research to address the time allocation and tasks in the daily life of principals. The…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Occupational Mobility, College School Cooperation
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Hayes, Kathryn N. – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2016
Although a growing body of work addresses the current role of neoliberalism in displacing democratic equality as a goal of public education, attempts to parse such impacts rarely draw from historical accounts. At least one tenet of neoliberalism--the application of business models to public institutions--was also pervasive at the turn of the 20th…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Business, Models, Science Education
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Dailey, Ardella – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
The central assumption of this paper is that the use of autoethnography is the best approach to obtain a deeper understanding of the political context, organizational culture, and complex dynamics of a person's lived experience in a leadership position. The central narrative follows the accounts documented through systematic journaling, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, Superintendents, Reflection, Ethnography
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Brooke-Garza, Elizabeth – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2015
Two-way bilingual immersion (TWBI) programs have demonstrated great success in improving Latino English learners' educational outcomes. Nevertheless, TWBI classrooms are not immune to the greater power dynamics and influences of United States society. This Participatory Action Research study brought together eight two-way bilingual immersion…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Bilingual Education Programs, Immersion Programs, Educational Benefits
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Rosine, Dale – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
This qualitative study of ten elementary veteran teachers used Hargrove's single, double, and triple-loop thinking to understand their perceptions regarding knowledge new principals need to be social justice leaders working in impoverished schools. Findings in three categories revealed the importance of principals learning to identify their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Social Justice
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Ward, Cheryl James – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2013
In the following study, the researcher, an experienced leadership coach and former principal, observed the leadership practices of a first-year principal over the course of one year as student achievement at his school increased dramatically. Employing participant observation, document analysis, interviewing, and administration of a teacher…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Instructional Leadership, Achievement Gains
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Streshly, William A.; Gray, Susan Penny – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2008
This discussion focuses on a research project designed to identify critical leadership behaviors and characteristics of very successful elementary school principals. The project which ultimately became a book published jointly by the National Association of Elementary School Principals and Corwin Press used research methodology inspired by…
Descriptors: Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Role, Instructional Leadership
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