women as superintendents

From: edequity@phoenix.edc.org.at.internet
Date: Tue Oct 12 1999 - 13:14:00 EDT

Forwarded by Linda Purrington, lpurring@earthlink.net, from Rose
Aguilar's News We Can Use:

And Discrimination in Public Schools - SF Examiner
Back in the 20's, women comprised only 1 percent of superintendents
nationwide. The figure rose to 3 percent in 1990, and is expected to
reachonly 10 percent in the new millennium. Why is the glass ceiling as
thick as ever for women in education? Some say it's a power struggle,
while others say it's pure sexism.

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