Excellence Through Equity: Five Principles of Courageous Leadership to Guide Achievement for Every Student

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About the Author

Paul D. Houston has established himself as one of the leading spokespersons for American education through his extensive speaking engagements, published articles, and his regular appearances on national radio and television. Formerly executive director of the American Association of School Administrators from 1994 to 2008, Houston has served as a teacher and building administrator in North Carolina and New Jersey. He has also served as assistant superintendent in Birmingham, Alabama, and as superintendent of schools in Princeton, NJ; Tucson, AZ; and Riverside, CA. Houston has served in an adjunct capacity for the University of North Carolina, Harvard University, Brigham Young University, and Princeton University. He has served as a consultant and speaker throughout the United States and overseas, and he has published more than 100 articles in professional journals.


"Pedro Noguera and Alan Blankstein's book should be on the shelf of every school leader and community member who is committed to providing exceptional educational opportunities for all. Excellence Through Equity is a well written combination of research, philosophical approaches, and practical effective implementations." -- Luvelle Brown, Superintendent "Ithaca City School District, Ithaca, NY"
"Excellence Through Equity is an exemplary look at how educators across the country are tackling today's issue of equity to ensure all students not only have the opportunity to learn but excel. A great read for all those interested in providing the best possible education to all students!" -- Greg Wolcott, Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning "Woodridge School District 68, Woodridge, IL"
"This book provides timely insights and powerful examples that educational equity and excellence is necessary and possible. In addition, the stories of courageous leadership and persistence amplify what is required from each of us to achieve sustainable and lasting change in public education." -- Victor Cary, Senior Director "National Equity Project, Oakland, CA"