ERIC Number: ED306693
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Controversial Issues in Schools: Dealing with the Inevitable. Fastback No. 288.
Several of the current controversial issues on education's agenda are discussed. Chapters are devoted to (1) religion in the schools; (2) freedom of expression; (3) textbook censorship; and (4) compensatory social programs (including drug testing, drug problems, and bilingual education). In each of these areas, the issues surrounding the controversies are examined and ways educators can respond to them are suggested. Appended are 10 references. (SI)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Censorship, Change Strategies, Drug Use Testing, Educational Trends, Freedom of Speech, Textbook Content
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Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
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