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Williams-Duncan, Omah M. – Multicultural Education, 2020
Culturally diverse educational settings can be challenging to navigate as participants in these settings risk misinterpreting others from different cultures. This article highlights six strategies school community members can use to foster positive cross-cultural interactions while exhibiting and modeling professional teacher dispositions: (1)…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Multicultural Education, Teacher Characteristics, Personality
Roxas, Kevin – Multicultural Education, 2008
Although teen pregnancy and birth rates in the United States declined for ten straight years during the 1990s and were less than half of comparative figures from 1957, the year of the all-time high of teen pregnancy, nearly one in ten teenage young women still became pregnant in 2001, with half of these young women giving birth. Teen pregnancy…
Descriptors: African Americans, Urban Schools, Working Class, Public Schools
Wynne, Joan T. – Multicultural Education, 2007
Certainly, individuals in many colleges and public schools address the impact of race, class, and power on schools, yet the institutions as a whole continue, even a year after Katrina, to ignore the imperative to explicitly and consistently deal with these issues. Human justice must become an institutional mantra, not just the conversation of a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Natural Disasters, Racial Factors, School Role
Trevino, Anna; Mayes, Clifford – Multicultural Education, 2006
Early College High Schools (ECHS) are defined as "small schools where students can earn both a high school diploma and two years of college credit toward a bachelor's degree" (Early Colleges, 2005). ECHSs are designed as places of learning to help young people progress toward the education and experience they need to succeed in life and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High Schools, College Credits, Small Schools