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EDG2701 Test 1 Short Answers 101) A multicultural school is not just a school whose students come from different backgrounds. Being a multicultural school means effectively teaching students from different backgrounds. In a multicultural school, the staff, teachers and administrators match the makeup of the United States. In 2003, 84% of teachers were white and 75% were female. This did not indicate multicultural schools because the teacher makeup didn’t reflect the student population or the general population. In a multicultural school, academic achievement levels are equal between all students. The differences in academics between males and females, upper middle class and low income student, and dominant and oppressed groups would disappear. The school’s curriculum incorporates contributions of many cultural backgrounds and gives multiple perspectives. The instructional material is free of bias, stereotypes and omissions. Instead of cultural differences being treated as deficiencies that must be addressed in compensatory programs, cultural
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