Shattering Inequities: Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders

Shattering Inequities: Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders

by Robin Avelar La Salle, Ruth S. Johnson

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Overview

For education leaders who believe that all students deserve the premium education that only some currently experience, Shattering Inequities: Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders shows how your leadership can provide equitable outcomes for our most vulnerable students. Chapters include examples of actual equity leaders and leadership lessons as easily retrievable equity hooks-memory cues of complete, complex, and nuanced leadership takeaways. In the throes of educational transformation, the book's examples provide leaders with practical ways to quickly and effectively infuse substantive thoughtfulness into common equity challenges and inspire equity-driven action to ensure that demographics do not determine destiny. An excellent guide for teachers, administrators, or anyone who wants to turn good intentions into reality for the children they serve.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475844177
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/14/2018
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 160,116
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Robin Avelar La Salle earned her Ph.D. in education from Stanford University and is the Co-founder and CEO of Principal’s Exchange; a technical assistance organization with a 20 years history partnering with schools and districts that serve struggling students. Her career as an “equity warrior” is captured in her book, “Data Strategies to Uncover and Eliminate Hidden Inequities: The Wallpaper Effect: (co-authored with Dr. Ruth Johnson). Ruth Johnson, is a nationally known expert in the use of data to promote equity. She is the author of several books including ''Data Strategies to Uncover and Eliminate Hidden Inequities: The Wallpaper Effect'' (with co-author Dr. Avelar La Salle), and ''Using Data to Close the Achievement Gap,'' a bestselling book published by Corwin Press.

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Fullan Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Part I: How Do Equity Leaders Get Started? Chapter 1: A Moral Imperative Equity Hook: Go to Work and Look for Trouble Chapter 2: Data as an Equity Engine Equity Hook: Beware the Wallpaper Effect! Part II: How Do Impactful Equity Leaders Lead? Chapter 3: When Adult Behavior Poses Equity Challenges Equity Hook: Everyone’s Got a Story Chapter 4: Inspiring Equity Action Equity Hook: Lead with a Flashlight, Not a Club Chapter 5: Growing a Culture of Equity Equity Hook: I Want You To Want to Chapter 6: The Power of Expectations Equity Hook: Language Is a Window Into Belief Systems Chapter 7: Setting the Conditions for Building Collective Equity Muscle Equity Hook: A Star Does Not a Constellation Make Part III: What Are the Most Common Threats to Equity Leadership? Chapter 8: Self-Imposed Equity Hurdles Equity Hook: Get Out of Your Own Way Conclusion: Make Educational Equity Your True North Equity Hook: Do You Want To Be Right or Do Right? References About the Authors Index

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