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Marshall, Joanne M. – Theory Into Practice, 2014
This article identifies historical and contemporary influences of religion in US public schooling. It provides analytical questions that social justice leaders can use to evaluate the practices embedded in their own schools, including an equity audit.
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Social Justice, Equal Education
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Campbell, Roald F. – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Cultural pluralism is an issue that must be dealt with by the whole society but that places two specific demands upon the schools themselves: the development of a curriculum that teaches about the nature of cultural pluralism and the development of a governance system reflecting that pluralism. (MB)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Bickmore, Kathy – Theory into Practice, 1997
Considers two complementary ways of teaching conflict resolution in schools: special training sessions focusing specifically on conflict resolution; and more diffuse but substantiated conflict resolution opportunities integrated into academic coursework. Vignettes from two schools illustrate the different strengths of curricular and…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Elementary School Students
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Villegas, Ana Maria; Clewell, Beatriz Chu – Theory into Practice, 1998
To increase the representation of people of color in teaching, the potential candidate pool must expand beyond those who are likely to attend college. Paraprofessional school personnel, who typically are from minority groups, constitute a ready source for increasing the supply of diverse teachers. Five strategies that contribute to the success of…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, College School Cooperation, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Pluralism