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Increasing Diversity in K-12 School Leadership

February 5th, 2018 by


Policy Brief 2018-3 Increasing Diversity in K-12 School Leadership

Principals represent the most ‘visible’ form of leadership in schools, but current workforce data show that K-12 school principals are overwhelmingly white and fail to reflect the diversity within the student population. With increased policy focus on teacher diversity, equal attention must also be directed towards the lack of diversity within school leadership. This policy brief details why increasing diversity in K-12 school leadership can improve overall diversity in the teacher workforce and work to support empowered schools. 

Read the full brief here.

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