ERIC Number: ED082862
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Feb-10
Reference Count: 0
As the Child Reads: The Treatment of Minorities in Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials. Conference Report, National NEA-PR&R Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Education (Washington, D. C., February 8-10, 1967).
Hart, Elinor, Ed.
The conference on "The Treatment of Minorities in Textbooks and Other Teaching Materials" was held on February 8-10, 1967 in Washington, D.C. It was sponsored by the National Education Association and the Committee on Civil and Human Rights of Educators of the Commission on Professional Rights and Responsibilities. Attending the conference were educators, publishers, government officials, and civil rights leaders. This conference report gives abridged speeches and reports on the panel discussion, workshops, and follow-up activity. Speeches and reports cover criteria for textbook selection; the roles of educators, publishers, government, and civil rights groups in providing multi-ethnic teaching materials; learning materials and minorities; integrated textbooks and the invisible Negro; treatment of religious groups in public and private school texts; the preparation of inservice teachers on the use of multi-ethnic texts; and the mass media and minority treatment. Also given are the conference resolutions. (NQ)
Descriptors: Activities, Civil Liberties, Conference Reports, Mass Media, Minority Groups, Reports, Speeches, Textbooks, Workshops
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.