ERIC Number: ED183700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Fair Textbooks: A Resource Guide.
Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
This guide was compiled in response to the need for a centralized system to catalogue resources designed to promote greater fairness in public school education. Part I, Materials Resources, includes sections on research, special issues, textbook evaluation instruments, nonprint materials, resource lists, and bibliographies. Part II, Procedural Resources, consists of sections on textbook guidelines; curriculum guidelines; administrative guidelines and recommendations; and State statutes, procedures, and guidelines. Part III, Directories, lists publishers of books and educational materials that, in the estimation of the publishers, contribute favorably to or are sensitive to the treatment of minorities and/or females. Included are titles of resources publishers have provided. Part IV, Organizational Resources, lists organizations that can be contacted for additional or specialized information and resources and conferences that have been concerned with biases in educational materials and with the development of multi-ethnic/pluralistic education. When appropriate, resources are organized by grade level and subject matter. A guide to indexing and format is included. (Author/MK)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Publications, Guidelines, Indexes, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Multicultural Textbooks, Nondiscriminatory Education, Organizations (Groups), Resource Materials, State Legislation, Textbook Bias, Textbook Evaluation, Textbook Research, Textbook Standards
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.