ERIC Number: ED097289
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Self-Study Guide to Sexism in Schools.
Pennsylvanians for Womens Rights, Harrisburg, PA.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
This booklet provides guidelines for determining sexist practices in various aspects of school life: curriculum, instructional materials, the library, the staff guidance and counseling, admissions, extra-curricular activities, and school environment. Sections on each of these aspects contain a discussion of the impact of sexists practices. Then, important elements to be looked for in each aspect of school life, such as vocational preference tests that do not key by male and female, are suggested to help organize evaluation. Most sections also include a list of additional resource materials. Some include a checklist of materials or processes to facilitate evaluation A section on the legal basis for eliminating sexism in schools, a chart of federal laws, concerning sex discrimination in educational institutions, information on similar legislation in Pennsylvania, as well as memoranda and directives from the Pennsylvania State Executive to implement the laws conclude the booklet. (JH)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Counseling Effectiveness, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Practices, Equal Education, Evaluation Criteria, Guidelines, Instructional Materials, Media Selection, Nondiscriminatory Education, Personnel Policy, School Counseling, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Textbook Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvanians for Womens Rights, Harrisburg, PA.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.