An examination of the attempts to diversify curricula to meet multicultural needs of students and society including definition, ebonics, public views, social divisions and values and morality.
# 15113 | 2,250 words | 10 sources | 2000 |
Published on Feb 09, 2003 in Education (Curriculum) , Education (Social Issues) , Sociology (Multiculturalism) , Education (Multiculturalism)
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From the Paper:"Ebonics
If people did not know about the attempts being made in American school systems to reach out to a multicultural population before 1996, they certainly found out about it then. When the public school system in Oakland, California, decided to treat the standard speech of black Americans as a separate language or dialect, the issue of multicultural education (which had been discussed and agreed upon and argued over at the local level for at least a decade) became an important part of the national dialogue. Ebonics became a symbol for nearly everyone who thought that something should be changed about the way American schoolchildren are taught, with some people applauding the idea and many others -- and not only conservative whites -- decrying it. An examination of this issue will serve as an introduction to the topic of..."
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