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UNIT 2 DIVERSITY IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS Exam 2, Monday, April 4 7-9 PM Next week complete the 2 articles by James Anderson, on the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education Unit 2 will address diversity issues. Why study diversity? Illinois Professional Teaching Standards recognizes the importance of diversity. #3 Diversity The competent teacher understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners. #4 Planning for Instruction The competent teacher understands instructional planning and designs instruction based upon knowledge of the discipline, students, the community, and curriculum goals.
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Illinois 2007 Ethnic/Racial Diversity 2.1 million students in Illinois 45% minority Growing Diversity in Illinois and the Nation Right now Illinois Public Students Population consists of: White, Non-Hispanic 54% Total Minority Population 45% LEP students statewide 190,000
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Unit 2 Diversity covers a wide range of differences among students. Low Income Students Minority Students Students with Disabilities Gender and Sexuality Limited English Proficiency Students
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On Thursday March 3 Guest Speaker Professor James Anderson He will give a few opening remarks and then take your questions. Professor Anderson is the author of: A Tale of Two Browns The Historical Context for Understanding the Test Score Gap B.A. Stillman College, Sociology M. Ed, UIUC, History and Social Studies Education Ph.D. UIUC, History of Education Book awards for: The Education of Blacks in the South 1860-1935 Be sure to attend. Exam 1 will be graded and returned to you next week.
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FYI Reminder of the grading process in EPS 201 and 202 Exam 1 point spread: As = 18-20 points Bs = 16-17.99 Cs =14-15.99 Ds= 12-13-99 Your grade? Final Exam or  Final Research Paper = 25% Discussion Section = 25% Exam 1= 20% Exam 2 = 20% 5 Lecture Writes  10% P/F
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Brown v. Board of Education (1954) Why did Oliver Brown sue on behalf of his daughter Linda for admission to her neighborhood school if as a moderate state (Kansas) Topeka schools both Black and white students were equal in teachers’ salaries, curriculum, and the most basic facilities?
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Plessy v. Ferguson Separate and “equal” 1896 until 1954 Massive Resistance 1957 – 1970s Achievement and  Opportunity Gaps Improved Graduation Rates But Still Disparities Brown 1954 1860 Jim Crow   Laws and customs of  second class citizenship  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LKlvW2LD3s
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PARENTS OF STUDENTS EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOLS TRIED TO CLAIM THEIR RIGHTS In 1885 and 1948 California Courts ruled that minority children cannot be barred from attending public schools 1885 Chinese Students The California Supreme Court ruled that it was unconstitutional to deny “a child of Chinese parents entrance to public schools” based on the 14 th Amendment, but it stays silent on “separate but equal”. San Francisco builds
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPS 202 taught by Professor Connell during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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