Walking the Equity Talk: A Guide for Culturally Courageous Leadership in School Communities

Walking the Equity Talk: A Guide for Culturally Courageous Leadership in School Communities

by John R. (Robert) Browne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141299781X

ISBN-13: 9781412997812

Pub. Date: 06/21/2012

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Take bold steps to achieve both equitable learning opportunities and educational outcomes!

If you’re serious about making sure students of all backgrounds are on a level playing field, then it is time to start walking the equity talk. John Robert Browne II shows how Culturally Courageous Leadership can help you:

  • Develop realistic, data-based

Overview

Take bold steps to achieve both equitable learning opportunities and educational outcomes!

If you’re serious about making sure students of all backgrounds are on a level playing field, then it is time to start walking the equity talk. John Robert Browne II shows how Culturally Courageous Leadership can help you:

  • Develop realistic, data-based plans for putting equity initiatives into action
  • Work with teacher, parent, student, and community leaders to advance equity and excellence
  • Empower staff and stakeholders through collaborative leadership
  • Navigate the politics when addressing identity, race, culture, language, and poverty issues

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412997812
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/21/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
1,241,475
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Charts, and Vignettes
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction to the Guide
Section I: Leadership for Equitable Outcomes—It Takes an Entire Community
1. Identity, Teaching, and Learning
2. The Absence of Cultural Democracy
3. Grim Continuities
4. Rhetoric vs. Reality
5. Biases
6. Barriers
Section II: Culturally Courageous Leadership—A Paradigm for Contemporary Realities
7. A New Paradigm for the 21st Century
8. Seven Principles
9. Transformation and Politics
10. Stakeholder Practices
11. Promising Departures
12. Two Leadership Profiles
Section III: Making It Real
13. Defusing the Political Landmines
14. Three Equity Warriors
15. Practicing the "Equity Walk "
16. The Time Is Here, the Time Is Now
Appendix 1: Facilitator Notes for Chapters 1 Through 15
Appendix 2: Culturally Courageous Leadership Diagnostic Questionnaires
References
Index

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