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ERIC Number: EJ810916
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1521-0960
Drawing Parallels in Search of Educational Equity: A Multicultural Education Delegation to China Looks Outside to See Within
Carjuzaa, Jioanna; Fenimore-Smith, J. Kay; Fuller, Ethlyn Davis; Howe, William A.; Kugler, Eileen; London, Arcenia P.; Ruiz, Ivette; Shin, Barbara
Multicultural Perspectives, v10 n1 p35-40 Jan 2008
In 2004, a professional delegation of multicultural educators visited the People's Republic of China to explore how diversity issues are addressed and how students are prepared for entry into the international workforce. The delegation, sponsored by the People to People Ambassador Programs, observed numerous parallels to the American system of education, including the challenge of providing equity for students of minority cultures, especially those in poor rural areas, and the conflict between modernization and preservation of cultural heritage.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: China