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Grogan, Margaret – Journal of School Leadership, 2008
This article reports the two-year tenure of a woman superintendent in a small southern city. Placed against the background of local community politics and school district politics it shows that women in the superintendency still face issues of gender stereotyping that influence the way they are perceived as leaders of school systems. A feminist…
Descriptors: Females, Women Administrators, Superintendents, Local Government
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Simmons, Juanita; Grogan, Margaret; Preis, Stacey; Matthews, Kristin; Smith-Anderson, Sheila; Walls, Betty Porter; Jackson, Audrey – Journal of School Leadership, 2007
This article reports the results for the first cycle of an action research study about a district-university partnership. Two district facilitators and two university facilitators co-constructed a principal preparation program for an inner-city school district to help prepare the next generation of building leaders. Twenty-two students…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Action Research, School Districts, College School Cooperation
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Bjork, Lars G.; Grogan, Margaret; Johnson, Bonnie C. – Journal of School Leadership, 2003
Analyzes research on superintendent attrition and supply. Refutes popular belief of a crisis in the superintendency. Draws implications for policy and practice. (Contains 50 references.)(PKP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Occupational Mobility, Research Reports, Superintendents
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Grogan, Margaret – Journal of School Leadership, 2000
Examines a woman superintendent's 2-year tenure in a small southern city from a feminist perspective. Against a backdrop of community/district politics, shows how gender stereotyping still influences how female superintendents are perceived as school-system leaders. Women must resist traditional images reserved for them and reinvent the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrative Problems, Board Administrator Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education