TITLE

Seeing Past the 'Color-blind' Myth of Education Policy

AUTHOR(S)
STUART WELLS, AMY
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Education Digest;Nov2014, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article, condensed and reprinted from an April 2014 report by the National Education Policy Center, discusses ways to address racial and ethnic inequalities throughout the U.S. educational system, criticizing approaches which deny the existence of such differences. Policy recommendations issued address the supporting and sustaining diversity in schools through cross-district cooperation, the expansion of legal challenges on behalf of diversity, and de-emphasizing standardized testing.
ACCESSION #
99173571

 

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