Culturally (ir)relevant school leadership: Ethno-religious conflict and school administration in the Philippines

  title={Culturally (ir)relevant school leadership: Ethno-religious conflict and school administration in the Philippines},
  author={Melanie C. Brooks and Jeffrey S Brooks},
  journal={International Journal of Leadership in Education},
  pages={29 - 6}
ABSTRACT Culturally relevant school leaders help establish and nurture school cultures that support the academic and social success of all students. Yet, some school leaders are not culturally responsive and make uncritical or intentional decisions that disadvantage certain students. This has implications for students marginalized by the dominant culture, especially in contexts of social unrest where culturally irrelevant leadership can reinforce existing social and academic divisions. This… Expand
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