Current Issues in School Leadership

Current Issues in School Leadership

eBook - 2005
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Taylor
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Current Issues in School Leadership examines controversies about, and affecting, school practices. Focusing on two essential questions--what is important to today's school leaders? and what is interfering with schooling processes?--it includes chapters by a broad range of authors, with expertise on their specific topic. The text is organized in three sections:
*Social and Political Issues;
*Curriculum and Learning Issues; and
*Organization and Management Issues.

The goal of this text--designed for school leadership, educational administration, and foundations of education courses--is to challenge readers to think carefully and critically about each of the issues presented, leading to positive action and leadership.


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Hughes (University of Houston) challenge students in school leadership, educational administration, and foundations of education courses to think critically about issues such as art education, charter schools, and censorship of teaching materials. Focusing on issues important to school leaders and on factors that interfere with the school process, the book touches on social and political issues, curriculum and learning, and organizational and management issues. Each chapter ends with a case study or a series of questions, or both. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Blackwell North Amer
Current Issues in School Leadership examines controversies about, and affecting, school practices. Focusing on two essential questions - What is important to today's school leaders? and What is interfering with schooling processes? - it includes chapters by a broad range of authors, with expertise on their specific topics. The goal of this textbook, designed for school leadership, educational administration, and foundations of education courses, is to challenge readers to think carefully and critically about each of the issues presented, leading to positive action and leadership.

Lea
Current Issues in School Leadership examines controversies about, and affecting, school practices. Focusing on two essential questions--what is important to today's school leaders? and what is interfering with schooling processes?--it includes chapters by a broad range of authors, with expertise on their specific topic. The text is organized in three sections: *Social and Political Issues; *Curriculum and Learning Issues; and *Organization and Management Issues. The goal of this text--designed for school leadership, educational administration, and foundations of education courses--is to challenge readers to think carefully and critically about each of the issues presented, leading to positive action and leadership.
Examines current social and political, curriculum and learning, and organizational and management issues and forces that are relevant to the work of school leaders. Engages readers in thinking about and understanding controversies and tensions in the field.

Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005
ISBN: 9781410611901
1410611906
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxii, 375 p.)
Additional Contributors: Hughes, Larry W. 1931-

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