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Meet the activists pushing for an anti-racist education

How can anti-racism work in school classrooms?  One group, #DiversifyOurNarrative, is asking for one book in every literature class to be by a person of color, for one of these books to be about the Black experience, and for schools…

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Embrace Race: From ‘Best’ to ‘Next’ Practices in Family Engagement for Educational Justice, December 17, 2019

“Ann Ishimaru, has been working with a network of scholars, educators, families, and community groups to fundamentally reimagine how parents and communities might engage with schools. Join us for an eye-opening conversation about the principles and practices families and communities…

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Push for Ethnic Studies in Schools Faces a Dilemma: Whose Stories to Tell

The article describes the debate about California’s newly proposed ethnic studies curriculum for K-12 public schools and which groups should be included.  Click here to read the article.

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The Literary Canon Is Mostly White. Here’s an Alternative Latin American Reading List

Alejandra Oliva suggest nine books reflecting Latinx culture that can be read addition to some of the canonical texts of white/Western literature.  Click here to see the titles.

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4 Steps to Becoming a Culturally Responsive Teacher

Leticia Skae changed both her approach to teaching and the content of the curriculum to reach and engage her students, steps which resulted in “incredible growth on [the students’] state mandated end-of-course exams.”  To read her complete article, click here.

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