This important book expands the concept of inclusion to include students who are English language learners, students with refugee status, children who are LGBTQ, children who live in poverty, and other underrepresented populations. Employing real-world vignettes and up-to-date research findings, this hands-on resource provides strategies that school leaders can employ to improve teaching and learning in their school or classroom for all students. Contributors offer a wide variety of perspectives from the fields of early education, elementary education, special education, educational leadership, testing and assessment, social and psychological foundations, and reading.
A multidimensional framework for how school systems can adopt effective inclusive leadership practices.
Lessons learned from discrete subgroups of students who are often marginalized in schools.
An exploration of the role of data with implications for systemic decision-making.
Research-based practices and assessment tools for the school and classroom.
Engaging vignettes from diverse classrooms and schools.
Phyllis Jones is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of South Florida. Janice R. Fauske is a professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of South Florida, Sarasota. Judy F. Carr is codirector of the Center for Curriculum Renewal, Sarasota, Florida, and a consultant to schools, districts, state agencies, and other educational organizations with a focus on leadership development and coaching.