Democratic Principals in Action: Eight Pioneers / Edition 1

Democratic Principals in Action: Eight Pioneers / Edition 1

by Joseph Blase, Jo R. Blase, Gary L. Anderson, Sherry Dungan
     
 

Grounded in the day-to-day practicalities of school life, this book records the shared musings of eight principals in their attempts to achieve the ideals of democracy and empowerment in their schools. In each case, these ideals are tempered by a range of bureaucratic and political obstacles, contradictions and complexities inherent in the education system.

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Overview

Grounded in the day-to-day practicalities of school life, this book records the shared musings of eight principals in their attempts to achieve the ideals of democracy and empowerment in their schools. In each case, these ideals are tempered by a range of bureaucratic and political obstacles, contradictions and complexities inherent in the education system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803961326
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Series:
Principals Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword - William D Greenfield Jr
Studying Principals' Leadership
A Democratic Leader
Eliciting Teacher Voice and Monitoring Student Equity
Teacher of Teachers
Empowerment in an Elementary School
Tough Love
Loyalty, Commitment and Challenge in a Predominantly African American Middle School
Matchmaker
Initiating Democratic Schooling in a Large High School
Guardian of the Mission
The Suburban High School Experience
Gentle Pushes
Strength and Humanism in a Rural Secondary School
"We're All in this Together"
Shared-Governance Experiences in a Middle and a High School
Learning Democracy Together
Struggling with Shared Goverance in an Elementary School
Democratic Leadership
Lessons Learned
Resource A
Research Methods and Procedures

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