Developing leadership strategies inside the politics of language, diversity, and change

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Currently in her third year as principal of the Leighton Elementary School, Georgia Henson faces conflicting pressures in a district where the priorities of Anglo and Hispanic communities may diverge. This case raises questions regarding administration and supervision of schools in multicultural contexts where political tensions are rising. In addition, the case provokes reflection on the ethics of agency and possibility that doing things right may not always converge with doing the right things.

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  • Administrative behavior
  • Multicultural contexts
  • School supervision

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