chapter  8
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Gender, Sexuality, and School Leadership: Jerry D. Johnson

A highly revealing fact about the nature of public schooling may be this: Most teachers are women-almost 75% in 2000-but at the same time, only about 40% of principals are women (National Center for Education Statistics, 2004). And even fewer women occupy district superintendencies, an estimated 13%, according to Glass, Bjork, and Brunner (2000). Exactly what does this unequal representation mean?