Toward a theory of culturally relevant leadership for school-community culture

Nicole Jaenee Fraise, Jeffrey Scott Brooks

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The purpose of this article is to explore concepts related to culturally relevant pedagogy and connect them to nascent theoretical work in the field of educational leadership. The article begins with a review of literature on educational leadership and culture and then suggests shortcomings in the way these concepts are currently conceptualized. This is followed by a critique of literature on culturally relevant pedagogy. The article concludes with a discussion of meaningful conceptual overlap and with suggestions for further exploration and development along conceptual and empirical lines.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6 - 21
Number of pages16
JournalInternational Journal of Multicultural Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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