publication . Article . 2017

Necessary but Not Sufficient: The Continuing Inequality between Men and Women in Educational Leadership, Findings from the American Association of School Administrators Mid-Decade Survey

Robinson, Kerry; Shakeshaft, Charol; Grogan, Margaret; Newcomb, Whitney Sherman;
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  • Published: 21 Apr 2017 Journal: Frontiers in Education, volume 2 (eissn: 2504-284X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Abstract
The gender of school leaders makes a difference in career paths, personal life, and characteristics of workplace. There is additional evidence that men and women are appointed or elected to lead different kinds of educational jurisdictions. Even if those differences did not exist, equitable access to leadership positions for people of different backgrounds would make this an important issue. This article reports gender-related findings from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) 2015 Mid-Decade Survey. Findings confirm many of the trends in research on the superintendency over the past fifteen years. The profiles of women superintendents are be...
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free text keywords: Engineering, business.industry, business, Management, Personal life, Gender studies, Pedagogy, Educational leadership, Inequality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Education, leadership, gender, superintendent, principal, career path
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publication . Article . 2017

Necessary but Not Sufficient: The Continuing Inequality between Men and Women in Educational Leadership, Findings from the American Association of School Administrators Mid-Decade Survey

Robinson, Kerry; Shakeshaft, Charol; Grogan, Margaret; Newcomb, Whitney Sherman;