African-American Principals: School Leadership and Success

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African-American Principals
School Leadership and Success

KOFI LOMOTEY

CONTRIBUTIONS IN AFRO-AMERICAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES, NUMBER 124

GREENWOOD PRESS

New York Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Contributions in Afro-American and African Studies ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • References 8
  • 2 - Previous Research on the Principal's Influence on Academic Achievement 11
  • Introduction 11
  • Summary 21
  • Notes 25
  • References 25
  • 3 - Framework for the Study 29
  • References 34
  • 4 - Methods of the Study 35
  • References 55
  • 5 - Profiles of Schools 57
  • Summary 69
  • Note 71
  • 6 - How African-American Principals Lead 73
  • Introduction 73
  • Summary 87
  • Notes 88
  • References 88
  • 7 - Woodson Elementary School 89
  • Summary 100
  • 8 - Collins Elementary School 101
  • Summary 115
  • Notes 117
  • 9 - Analysis: Comparative Leadership 119
  • Introduction 119
  • Summary 127
  • References 127
  • 10 - Other Leadership Qualities of African-American Principals 131
  • Introduction 131
  • Summary 142
  • Notes 143
  • 11 - Summary and Implications 145
  • Introduction 145
  • References 154
  • Appendix A: Definitions of Terms 157
  • Appendix B: Teacher Questionnaire 158
  • Appendix C: Teacher Interview 163
  • Appendix D: Comparisons of Findings of Four Instruments 165
  • Appendix E: Principal Interview 166
  • Appendix F: Consent Form 168
  • Appendix G: Kumasi Greater Achievement Program 169
  • Appendix H: Principal Personal Data Form 171
  • Index 173
  • About the Author 175
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