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Date of Award

1978

Document Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Department

Graduate Studies

First Advisor

Roger L. Reimer

First Committee Member

Elmer U. Clawson

Second Committee Member

Doris C. Meyer

Third Committee Member

K. Jessie Kobayashi

Fourth Committee Member

Shirley Jennings

Abstract

Problem: Women, although comprising the preponderance of the teaching force, are represented in small numbers at higher level school district administrative positions. Their numbers have been decreasing :in California despite federal and state laws mandating equal opportunities for women. The low proportion of women in these positions has been attributed to their lack of qualifications, their lack of aspiration, and their poorer performance as administrators. Others have cited such factors as discriminatory policies and practices of school districts and the attitude toward women held by those who select administrators and responsible for that.under representation of women at higher levels. These reasons needed to be examined and evaluated for the State of California.

Pages

713

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