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Culturally Proficient Inquiry: A Lens for Identifying and Examining Educational Gaps

by Randall B Lindsey, Stephanie M Graham, R Chris Westphal and Cynthia L Jew SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
02/2008
ISBN:
9781412926027
Format:
Pbk 256 pages
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This resource demonstrates how school leaders can build capacity by examining data, highlighting relevant issues, and encouraging discussions about narrowing achievement gaps and promoting educational equity for all students.

Culturally Proficient Inquiry provides educators with a self-review process and rubrics to examine why some students are not being educated to their full potential. Using the lens of cultural proficiency, the authors guide practitioners through the process of gathering and analyzing data in order to better serve the needs of historically underserved students. School leaders will discover how to realistically reflect schoolwide cultural and economic diversity and create authentic systemic change in their schools.

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors Part I. Creating Culturally Proficient Schools 1. The Unfolding of the Democracy as a Moral Imperative 2. The Tools of Cultural Proficiency Part II. Knowing the Demographics of Your School 3. NAEP Data Sh

"What is best about this remarkable book is its constant reminder that the courage to do what is just and right for the 'underserved' comes to those who face the 'brutal facts,' listen to the difficult questions, and seek support and guidance from the educators in the field. This book is an inspiring companion needed now more than ever."
Randall B. Lindsey is principal associate of The Robins Group. He is professor emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles, where he served as chair of the Division of Administration and Counseling in the School of Education. He has served as a junior and senior high school teacher of history and as an administrator of school desegregation and staff development programs. He has worked extensively with school districts as they plan for and experience changing populations.