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Good intentions are not enough : transformative leadership for communities of difference

Author: Carolyn M Shields
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A manual designed to raise the awareness of all concerned citizens about how to develop schools with diverse populations. There are stories about practitioners and schools across the USA, Canada and the South Pacific, along with theories and practical ideas for both teachers and administrators.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shields, Carolyn M.
Good intentions are not enough.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606977157
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn M Shields
ISBN: 081084513X 9780810845138 0810845148 9780810845145
OCLC Number: 50042742
Description: xxv, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Laying the groundwork: leading a community that is socially just and academically excellent --
Transformative cross-cultural leadership --
Schools as communities of difference --
Criteria for excellence and social justice --
Learning from experience --
Making culture(s) visible and meaningful --
Identity crisis --
Breaking the boundaries: extending community --
Critique, carnival and consciousness --
Walls, fences and other structural changes --
Understanding deeply, making new meaning --
A new community --
Making it happen --
New lenses, sharper focus.
Responsibility: Carolyn M. Shields.

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