ERIC Number: EJ585590
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Multicultural Education in the New Century.
Banks, James A.
School Administrator, v56 n6 p8-10 May 1999
Democratic societies require citizens committed to realizing democratic ideals. Multicultural education helps unify a nation deeply divided along racial, ethnic, and class lines. Research documents schoolchildren's biases, showing that multicultural materials and cooperative teaching strategies can help them develop more positive attitudes and interracial friendships. (MLH)
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