Leveraging Resources for Student Success: How School Leaders Build Equity

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Overview

This user-friendly guide presents practical solutions for ensuring quality education for all students, regardless of socioeconomic status and cultural heritage.

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Editorial Reviews

Lee Mahon
"Here is a book that challenges educators to put aside outmoded images of what is unlikely to push education far or fast enough to make a difference. Underlying each chapter is the belief and the 'how to' that allows for the development of a community culture that matches the changing condition of a changing society and student success. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761945451
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 9/24/2002
  • Pages: 120

Meet the Author

Dr. Mary Ann Burke is an adjunct lecturer in systematic planning and grantwriting for the School of Education at California State University, Sacramento. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California specializing in resource development for education. Dr. Burke has provided administrative program development, grantwriting assistance, and assessment support to various Los Angeles County urban school districts, charter schools, and community-based organizations. During the last 3 years, she has assisted various school districts and community agencies in securing over 100 million dollars in educational and social service program and community development grant funding.

Dr. Burke is the former Director-Grantwriter for Compton Unified School District. She was also the initial director of the Community Partnership Coalition VISTA Project sponsored by Fenton Avenue Charter School. The project recruits and trains parents and community volunteers to serve as mentors and tutors in the classroom. She is co-author of Recruiting Volunteers, Creative Fundraising, Developing Community-Empowered Schools, Leveraging Resources for Student Success: How School Leaders Build Equity, and the author of Simplified Grantwriting.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1 Principal and Teacher Leadership Strategies 1
2 Social Justice for Diverse Students 25
3 Building Partnerships for Educational Equity 39
4 Shortcuts for Accessing Critical Resources 59
5 Evaluation Measurements That Ensure Equality 75
6 Summary of Culturally Proficient Urban School Practices 89
References 93
Index 97
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