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Supporting Culturally Diverse Schools

Course #: 02-383

Price: $12.00

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  • IACET: 0.1 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 3.00 Hours
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Course Description

Course Description

Race-neutrality or “colorblind” policies such as school choice or accountability systems have been developed to address racial inequality and close the racial achievement gap in education. The purpose of this continuing education course, developed using information from Amy Stuart Wells and the National Education Policy Center, is to analyze how “colorblind” policies actually impact the public education system. The history of “colorblindness” is discussed, as well as the current role of race in education, and how so called race-neutrality accountability and school choice policies exacerbate racial and social class. Additionally, recommendations to promote diverse educational institutions and communities are discussed.

Course Objectives

1. Discuss research that exposes how factors such as housing markets, school district boundaries, and accountability systems negatively impact the public education system.

2. Identify methods to create and sustain more racially and ethnically diverse schools.

3. Describe how teaching and assessment strategies as well as appropriate curriculum can support the educational benefits of diversity.

4. Summarize the history of “colorblind” ideology in our society.

5. Evaluate what research is saying about addressing racial and ethnic inequality and embracing the new racial order.

6. Review recommendations for promoting communities, workplaces, and educational institutions designed to lessen separate and unequal opportunities.

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Course Date: 2015-07-21

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