My Role As An Educational Leader From These Chapters? Essay

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1. What insights have I gained about my role as an educational leader from these chapters?
Within chapter six, our book they quote President Ronald Reagan, “We establish no religion in America, we command no worship, we mandate no belief, nor will we ever. Church and state are, and must remain, separate. All are free to believe, or not to believe, all are free to practice a faith or not, and those who believe are free, and should be free, to speak of and act on their belief” (p. 155). What I like about this quote is something I think we all need reminders on. One does not have to believe in your religion because we are all free in our country to believe what we want. I do believe that students should be exposed to all so that they can make up their own minds. Also, as quoted by Anne Frank within the text, “I don’t mean you have to be Orthodox, or believe in heaven and hell and purgatory and things. I just mean religion. It doesn’t matter what. Just to believe in something!” (p. 135). It’s important for all to believe in things you cannot always see. It teaches us all to envision and expect things that cannot always be physically seen. That’s what religion is; having expectations and believing in something that can be seen or unseen. I think that is vital in our world. Not everything has a consequence or reward, but we have to work.
In chapters 10 and 11 we read about sexism and heterosexism. Just like religion, beliefs, and cultural, this is something our…

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