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Educational Administration and Supervision

2000

Georgia Southern University

Females

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Barriers To Female Principals: Perceptions Of Female High School Administrators In Georgia, Jane Spires Hilliard Jan 2000

Barriers To Female Principals: Perceptions Of Female High School Administrators In Georgia, Jane Spires Hilliard

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The purpose of this study was to determine what factors female high school principals and assistant principals in Georgia perceived as barriers to women entering high school principalships. The factors presented to the participants were determined by a thorough review of the literature. A survey instrument with two sections was developed. Section one consisted of 12 factors often mentioned as barriers to women entering high school principalships. These factors were rated on a Likert scale which ranged from strongly agree to strongly disagree. Participants were also given the opportunity to list any other factors they perceived as barriers. The second ...