Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

In pursuit of educational equity in U.S. independent schools: A grounded theory study of diversity leadership
by Ford, Charesse, Ph.D., Eastern University, 2016, 293; 10252198
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this grounded theory study of diversity leaders, in the context of U.S. coeducational independent schools, is to construct a theoretical model that explains what contributes to the development and implementation of effective diversity leadership—thereby ensuring education equity for students from diverse class, race, and ethnic backgrounds. The study was guided by the following central research question: How does school leadership ensure educational equity for all students from diverse class, racial, and ethnic backgrounds enrolled in U.S. independent schools? (Abstract shortened by ProQuest.)

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Chang, Heewon
Commitee: Hernandez, Kathy-Ann C., Jarvis, Robert L.
School: Eastern University
Department: Organizational Leadership
School Location: United States -- Pennsylvania
Source: DAI-A 78/07(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Subjects: Educational leadership, Multicultural Education
Keywords: Diversity, Equity, Leadership, Race
Publication Number: 10252198
ISBN: 978-1-369-44422-3
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