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Striving for equity : district leadership for narrowing opportunity and achievement gaps

Author: Robert G Smith; S David Brazer
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard Education Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Striving for Equity brings to light the complex and illuminating stories of thirteen longtime superintendents - all leaders of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) - who were able to make progress toward narrowing opportunity and achievement gaps in traditional school districts with diverse populations and multiple, competing agendas. Drawing on current research in organizational learning, the authors  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert G Smith; S David Brazer
ISBN: 1612509371 9781612509372 9781612509389 161250938X
OCLC Number: 932387640
Description: viii, 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Superintendents of the Minority Student Achievement Network --
A framework for equity --
Ensuring organizational capacity, stability, and learning --
Aligning the perspectives of the school board, superintendent, and community --
Building teacher capacity --
Creating opportunities to advance equity --
Mitigating threats to an equity agenda --
Building from lessons learned.
Responsibility: Robert G. Smith, S. David Brazer.

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