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Relevant in an All-White School?

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diversity, multicultural education
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  • QS II: Teachers establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning environment for a diverse population of students.
    • Element B: Teachers demonstrate an awareness of, a commitment to, and a respect for multiple aspects of diversity, while working toward common goals as a community of learners.

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This article, from The National Association for Multicultural Education, refutes the idea that multicultural education is not relevant in an all-white school (or any school that lacks racial diversity) and shares some practical strategies for helping students to understand important concepts related to diversity and for discussing the ideas of multiculturalism with colleagues.

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Relevant in an All-White School? (n.d.). National Association for Multicultural Education. Retrieved from