Book Title: What Every Principal Needs to Know to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Author: George Theoharis
''This book is a noble work of art; it is thoughtful, well written, and passionate. The authors and editors provide the pathway for all of us to contribute to social justice. It is a must-read!''
, superintendent, Arlington Heights, Illinois, and past president of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
''By forging the linkage between equity and leader's subject knowledge, Theoharis and Brooks provide a much needed and important extension in our understanding of instructional leadership.''
--Joseph F. Murphy
, Vanderbilt University
''At last a book on what principals need to know that doesn't sacrifice the idea of an education to develop the entire human being instead of workers who can compete with China.''
--Fenwick W. English
, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
''Bridges the gap between the intellectual considerations of academia and the everyday aspects of leadership practice. It is a must-read for principals, superintendents, curriculum specialists, and those who prepare them.''
, The University of Tennessee
''Finally, a thoughtful, well-crafted book that guides school leaders on promoting both high-quality teaching and learning and equity principles to improve student learning across content areas and needs.''
, Bank Street College of Education
''WOW! Social justice leadership with explicit core content areas addressed all in one book. All principals hoping to improve student achievement and equity should consider this book when thinking about their leadership.''
, principal, Lincoln Elementary School, Madison, WI
''As a school principal in high-need schools for the past ten years, I truly recommend this book to anyone interested in improving the state of learning and increasing achievement scores.''
, principal, Henninger High School, Syracuse, NY