[vz_heading size=”2″]Anti-bias Education / Teaching for Change[/vz_heading]
[vz_accordions] [vz_accordion title=”Culturally Proficient Education: An Asset-Based Response to Conditions of Poverty”]By Randall B. Lindsey, Michelle S. Karns, Keith T. Myatt (Corwin Publishers, 2010)
Written to counter the perspective that students from low-income backgrounds come to school with certain deficits that prevent them from learning, this timely resource provides educators with the knowledge and skills to maximize educational opportunities for all students, independent of students’ socioeconomic status.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Privilege, Power, and Difference”] By Allan G. Johnson(McGraw-Hill Companies, 2005)
This brief supplemental book provides students with an easily applied theoretical model for thinking about systems of privilege and difference. Writing in accessible, conversational prose, Johnson joins theory with engaging examples in ways that enable students to see the nature and consequences of privilege and their connection to it.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”What Is It About Me You Can’t Teach?”] By Eleanor Renee Rodriguez and James A. Bellanca (Corwin Press, 2006)
This book focuses on research conducted in the last 20 years that shows what urban teachers can do to add new knowledge and skills to their repertoire of teaching so that students can increase their own achievement. Dedicated to the idea that all children can learn, it provides hundreds of practical educational strategies.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”How to Teach Students Who Don’t Look Like You”] By Bonnie M. Davis (Corwin Press, 2005)
This book helps educators recognize the impact that culture has on the learning process. This edition reflects the latest trends in education, and includes new coverage of standards-based, culturally responsive lesson planning and instruction, differentiated instruction, RTI, and the Common Core State Standards.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Anti-Bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children”] By Louise Derman-Sparks (National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1989)
This book on the creation of anti-bias curriculum can be used to help young children develop anti-bias attitudes, learn to think critically, and speak up when they believe something is unfair.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Courageous Conversations About Race”]By Glenn E. Singleton and Curtis W. Linton (Corwin Press, 2005)
Examining the achievement gap through the prism of race, this comprehensive text explains the need for candid, courageous conversations about race so that educators may understand why performance inequity persists, and learn how they can develop a curriculum that promotes true academic parity.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_heading size=”2″] Other Resources[/vz_heading]
[vz_accordions] [vz_accordion title=”Civil Rights Data Collection”]Civil Rights Data Collection is a first-of-its-kind national data tool for analyzing equity and educational opportunities.[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Manual”]This manual, prepared by the OJJDP, provides information and guidance on DMC identification and monitoring, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.
[vz_accordion title=”Finding Families for African American Children: The Role of Race & Law in Adoption from Foster Care”]This report, prepared by the Evan. B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, provides an overview of the Multi-Ethnic Placement Act of 1994 (MEPA) and the Interethnic Adoption Provisions Amendment (MEPA-IEP).
[vz_accordion title=”Policy Actions to Reduce Racial Disproportionality and Disparities in Child Welfare: A Scan of Eleven States”]This report, prepared by the Alliance for Racial Equity in Child Welfare, identifies the strategies developed in eleven states to address disproportionality and disparities through policy measures.
[vz_accordion title=”Disproportionality of Minorities in Child Welfare: Synthesis of Research Findings”]This report is the predecessor to Synthesis of Research on Disproportionality in Child Welfare: An Update. In this earlier analysis, the impact of “child-oriented” services in related systems is assessed for contributions to the disproportionate representation of children of color in the child welfare system.
[vz_accordion title=”Minorities as Majority: Disproportionality in Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice”] Child Welfare League of America, Nov./Dec. 2002 issue of Child’s Voice.
[vz_accordion title=”Practices that Mitigate the Effects of Racial/Ethnic Disproportionality in the Child Welfare System”]View report[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Study of Outcome for African American Children in Minnesota’s Child Protection System”] A report to the 2002 Minnesota Legislature.
[vz_accordion title=”Disproportionality in CPS: Statewide Reform Effort Begins with Examination of the Problem”]View report[/vz_accordion]
[vz_accordion title=”Racial Disparity in Foster Care Admissions”]This paper observes trends of entry rate disparities at the county level, accounting for age of the child, characteristics of the local population, and characteristics of the household. By Fred Wulczyn and Bridgette Lery 2007, Chapin Hall Center for Children.
[vz_accordion title=”Disproportionality in Child Protective Services: The Preliminary Results of Statewide Reform Efforts in Texas”]View report[/vz_accordion]