What are the Experiences of African American Female Principals in High-Poverty Urban Schools?

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The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of African American female principals serving in high-poverty urban schools. This study was warranted due to the growing number of African American female principal leaders in urban schools over the last 20 years. School leaders in urban school districts are expected to increase academic achievement, support district initiatives, and foster the development of urban communities. The study results will serve as a source of information to educators on similar journeys.

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Carson, Dayanna Vontresea August 2017.

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Carson, Dayanna Vontresea. What are the Experiences of African American Female Principals in High-Poverty Urban Schools?, dissertation, August 2017; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1011826/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .