ERIC Number: ED048285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar
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Eliminating Racial Bias in Instructional Materials; Negotiating for Better Schools Guidelines, Volume 1.
Michigan Education Association, East Lansing.
Designed to help local boards of education eliminate biased instructional materials, these guidelines contain (1) a suggested contractual provision which specifies instructional material reflecting the multi-ethnic nature of society, (2) a rationale for the contractual provision, (3) three examples of how textbooks can be analyzed, (4) the Michigan Curriculum Committee's criteria for evaluating human relations content in textbooks, and (5) the book selection and evaluation policies and criteria of the Detroit Public Schools regarding minority treatment in curriculum materials, as well as the Detroit Board of Education's policies about human relations concerns. A policy statement of the Los Angeles City Schools, concerning the screening of instructional materials with regard to their treatment of cultural minorities, is also included. (DD)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan Education Association, East Lansing.