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Aceves, Terese C. – Multicultural Education, 2014
Developing family and school partnerships can improve school curriculum, increase parents' skills, improve student outcomes, and assist teachers to support their students in the classroom. For almost four decades in the United States, the importance of establishing healthy partnerships with families has been critical to improving the education of…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Special Education, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education
Marbley, Aretha Faye – Multicultural Education, 2007
Throughout the country and especially in Texas, local communities opened their arms to hurricane Katrina evacuees. Like the federal government, emergency health and mental health entities were unprepared for the massive numbers of people needing assistance. Mental health professionals, though armed with a wealth of crisis intervention information,…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Mental Health Workers, Mental Health Programs, Community Coordination
Beardslee, Lois – Multicultural Education, 2004
As a Native American with advanced college training in the field of education in northwest lower Michigan, the author has increasingly encountered denial on the part of educational professionals in the region as a response to statistics on race. During 2002, she spent nine months reviewing and renewing her statistical sources for use in nonfiction…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, American Indians, Racial Integration, Case Studies
Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2004
With the still relatively recent advent widespread technological innovation in the global marketplace, leading to the "information age," massive automation, and corporate capital flight to Third World labor markets, future leaders are still needed, but increasingly, future workers are not. As result, students previously educated to be future…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Sanctions, Social Control, Educational Practices
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Araujo, Blanca – Multicultural Education, 2004
The presidents of the United States have had a lasting impact on the history of the United States. From the founding of the nation to the new century, the presidents have set the tone of the nation in matters of race. For centuries, the ideology of the country has been one in which only one perspective that of the white, European man has been…
Descriptors: United States History, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Presidents
Baptiste, H. Prentice; Sanchez, Rebecca – Multicultural Education, 2004
Understanding the Presidents of the United States, their actions, beliefs, and contradictions, is constructive in understanding the nation's complex societal issues. As a society, Americans inherit the problems, challenges, and legacies of these leaders. Multicultural education and multicultural education theory offer an alternative lens from…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Social Environment, Educational Policy
Friedland, Ellie – Multicultural Education, 2004
Many teachers in Guatemala City had grown up under an oppressive government. They were educated in a culture of silence, in which it was dangerous to voice any ideas. Guatemalan educators are working to change the approach to education in their public schools, but in many ways it has not changed. Most teachers only know the methods by which they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Experience, Teaching Methods, Conference Papers