Leadership for increasingly diverse schools:Book Review


  • Ann Lopez OISE/University of Toronto


School Leadership, Educational Leadership, Diversity, Social Justice Leadership

Author Biography

Ann Lopez, OISE/University of Toronto

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream

Department of Leaderhip, Higher and Adult Education

Educational Leadership and Policy Program
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
University of Toronto



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