Closing the Achievement Gap: Oregon’s Bold Plan in Educational Leadership
School principals are critical to establishing school environments in which all students can learn and succeed. But as student demographics change and achievement gaps between white and minority students remain wide, principals face growing challenges to serve an increasingly diverse population. While more diversity is an opportunity for school districts, school leaders must develop skills and receive support to effectively lead in this environment. What knowledge and skills do principals need to address large performance gaps between students from different racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds? What skills do they need to lead schools where a majority of students are English language learners? How does culturally responsive leadership benefit a school community where cultures, races and Ethnicities intersect? CLICK HERE to find out more about this new and exciting program supported by The Wallace Foundation.