ERIC Number: ED114398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Dec-12
Reference Count: 0
A Plan for Improving Human Relations.
Harford County Board of Education, Bel Air, MD.
This is a position paper by the Harford County, Maryland Board of Education addressing the human relations problems in the school system. It enumerates the following specific plans: (1) The hiring of minority persons will be emphasized; minority persons will be promoted into leadership positions when possible; and in the hiring and promoting of school personnel, community recommendations will be welcomed; (2) Human relations in-service teacher education courses will be offered to promote understanding and appreciation of minority groups and cultures and to teach teachers optimal ways of communicating with all of their students; (3) The curriculum of every school and post-secondary institution will incorporate ethnic studies and courses which reinforce students' appreciation of and pride in their own culture as well as acceptance of others' differences; (4) All schools will try to insure that there are enough school activities to appeal to children from different backgrounds, and that individual needs and problems of each child be given attention; (5) Schools are to make efforts to involve their communities in understanding the needs, goals, problems, and accomplishments of the school and reach out to the community for effective mutual assistance. For each of these plans a policy statement, specific goals, rationale, and a specific plan of action are presented. (CD)
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Authoring Institution: Harford County Board of Education, Bel Air, MD.