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George, Patricia; Aronson, Rosa – 2003
The academic success of underserved students depends on their experiences within the education system. These experiences are influenced by the degrees to which their own culture and language are acknowledged and integrated into the school program, how engaged they become and are encouraged to become, and how well educators support them in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth
Arnot, Madeleine, Ed. – 1985
This reader is one of four parts of the Open University (in the United Kingdom) Course E333, "Policy-making in Education." The ten articles included focus on the patterns of race and gender inequalities in British education, and the methods used by central and local government and educational institutions to address those inequalities.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change
Piche, Dianne M., Ed.; Taylor, William L., Ed.; Reed, Robin A., Ed. – 2002
This volume chronicles the progress of the administration, executive branch agencies, and Congress in ending discrimination and advancing civil rights. The study has 21 chapters in 2 parts. Part one includes: (1) "Rights at Risk"; and (2) "Recommendations of the Commission." Part two includes a series of working papers prepared…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Diversity (Student), Educational Policy
Dawtrey, Liz, Ed.; And Others – 1995
The articles in this reader provide a review of the history of education policy in relation to issues of equality and inequality. They also offer an overview and critique of specific areas of policy and a look at the ways policies operate in practice. The eight papers of Part 1, "History of Education Policy," outline the history of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Harcleroad, Fred F.; And Others – 1981
Dedicated to the memory of Raymond E. Schultz, the essays in this monograph discuss the role of the community college in serving minority students. An introductory essay by Fred F. Harcleroad summarizes Schultz's contributions to community college education. John E. Roueche then discusses the provision of equal educational opportunity to…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Conventional Instruction
Yu, Corrine M., Ed.; Taylor, William L., Ed. – 1995
This report is the work of the Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights, a bipartisan group of former federal officials with responsibility for equal opportunity. Part 1 contains three chapters: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Executive Summary and Review"; and (3) "Recommendations of the Commission." Part 2 contains the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Role, Civil Rights, Elementary Secondary Education
Cardenas, Jose A. – 1995
This publication is a collection of articles written by the author, sometimes in conjunction with others, over a 25-year period from 1968 to 1993. It is of historical interest in that it covers a remarkably active period in American education, one in which the educational needs of minority children began to be addressed. The anthology serves as an…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Bilingual Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropouts
Carey, Shelley J., Comp. – 1993
Multicultural science education provides equal educational opportunities for all students to learn and enjoy science. These opportunities are predicated upon a respect for the customs, mores, and beliefs applicable to students' cultures. The articles in this book, authored by individuals of culturally diverse backgrounds, present several cogent…
Descriptors: African Studies, Alternative Assessment, American Indian Education, Arabs
Hale, Frank W., Jr., Ed. – 2004
The essays in this collection establish the case for racial diversity , outline the challenges diversity offers the academic community, presents examples of how some institutions have developed successful models of diversity, and discusses how the history of racial diversity has influenced aspects of diversity today. Following a foreword,…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Diversity (Institutional), Higher Education, Minority Groups
Harding, Jan, Ed. – 1986
Faced with a shortage of skilled personnel in certain branches of engineering towards the end of the seventies, the Engineering Industry Training Board (United Kingdom) launched initiatives to recruit 16-year-old girls into technician training and to interest girls following "A" level courses in physics and mathematics in a career of…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Griffiths, Morwenna, Ed.; Troyna, Barry, Ed. – 1995
Fresh ideas, new voices, and new research data are presented in this collection exploring antiracism, culture, and social justice in Britain. This emerging material is intended to cause readers to reassess their own theoretical understanding, their politics, and their practices. The following chapters are included: (1) "A Question of Silence?…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Culture, Educational Change, Educational Research
League of United Latin American Citizens, Washington, DC. – 1986
Six articles discuss various aspects of the English Only Movement while affirming the inalienable right of language minority individuals to equal educational opportunity and due process under the law and the right to maintain cultural and linguistic ties to their native heritages. Congressman Don Edwards considers bilingual ballots, explaining…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Civil Rights
Liss, Susan M., Ed.; Taylor, William L., Ed. – 1991
This study of the civil rights policies and practices of the Bush Administration reviews the first 2 years of that administration's actions, presents recommendations for the future, and offers a series of working papers prepared by experts in the civil rights field. Part 1 of two major parts presents the actual report of the Citizen's Commission…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation
Tarrow, Norma Bernstein, Ed. – 1987
This book discusses the relationship between human rights and education. Education is discussed both within the context of human rights, and as the ultimate sanction and guarantee of all human rights. Part 1, "Education as a Human Right," is comprised of the following chapters: (1) "Human Rights and Education: An Overview" (D.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Citizenship Education
Banks, James A., Ed.; Banks, Cherry A. McGee, Ed. – 1989
The purpose of this six-part curriculum of articles was to provide future teachers and in-service teachers with the knowledge, insight, and understanding needed to work effectively with both male and female students, with exceptional students, and with students from various social classes and religious, ethnic, and cultural groups. A major…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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