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Leveraging Resources for Student Success
How School Leaders Build Equity

First Edition


August 2002 | 120 pages | Corwin
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' -Lee Mahon, Professor/Mentor, Doctoral Studies The Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA

Written in a user-friendly format, Leveraging Resources for Student Success highlights effective leadership strategies for decision-makers and educators at all levels. It offers visionary, yet realistic techniques for building a school culture, as well as policies and procedures that cater to and empower diverse students-resulting in enhanced student, teacher, and schoolwide performance.

Special features of this definitive book include:

- Invaluable work sheets and sample plans for easy self-evaluation and implementation

- Specific "Survival Strategies" that have been successfully utilized in urban schools

- Tips for cultivating and maximizing community relationships to obtain resources

- Straightforward assessment methods to authentically measure change

- Real-life examples of principal and teacher practices that have worked.

 
Preface
Organization of This Book

 
Acknowledgments

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

"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."

Lee Mahon, Professor
The Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA

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Lawrence O. Picus

Lawrence O. Picus is professor of education finance and policy at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. His current research interests focus on adequacy and equity in school finance as well as efficiency and productivity in the provision of educational programs for K-12 school children. Picus is past president of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) and is the president of the board of EdSource, a California-based education research organization. Picus is the coauthor of School Finance: A Policy Perspective (5th edition) with Allan... More About Author

Cathy E. Jones

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