ERIC Number: ED038466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Black Studies in Schools: A Review of Current Policies and Programs. Education U.S.A. Special Report.
Levey, Rose Marie Walker
This review, by the editors of "Education U.S.A.," surveys school systems across the country and lists outstanding programs relating to black studies in schools. Contents include: black studies--pros and cons; black studies and the schools--where do they stand?; black studies and the states--what have they done?; and, case studies of the fifteen school districts--Philadelphia, Cleveland, San Francisco, Harvey (Ill.), Berkeley, Buffalo, Los Angeles, Evanston, Providence, San Mateo (Calif.), Madison, Washington (D.C.), Rochester, and New York City. The case studies deal with programs in some detail, often including materials published and/or used by the school districts. A concluding section reviews the status of black studies today. The following suggestion and guideline items are appended: (1) Suggestions from Los Angeles City Schools--use of Negro history materials in social studies classes in elementary schools; (2) Suggested guidelines for an inservice course in human relations--from the Board of Education, New York City; (3) Seven guidelines for introducing Negro history in the classroom--Flint, Michigan; and, (4) Guidelines from the Nevada State Depa.ment of Education, for use in selecting multiethnic materials. (RJ)
Descriptors: Black Education, Black History, Black Studies, Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy, Ethnic Studies, Instructional Materials, School Districts, Social Studies, State Departments of Education, Textbooks
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