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States Step Up Efforts to Reduce School Segregation
In response to a state Supreme Court ruling that children in Hartfords urban schools were receiving an inferior and unequal education, Connecticut stepped up efforts to improve the education of urban schools. This week, Education World takes a look at what Connecticut is doing to combat educational inequality. Included: A brief summary of the Harvard University The Civil Rights Project, which looks at the resegregation in U.S. schools.

December Days: Ten Activities to Celebrate a Month of Special Days!
The holiday season is upon us! Whether you observe Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or all of these, the Web is your source for holiday cheer. How do you make soofganiyot? What is a kinara? Who was St. Nicholas? Find the answers to these seasonal questions and tons of related activities as we celebrate ten holidays in December. Included: Activities for ten special dates in December, a geography teaching master, and more!

Ho! Ho! Ho-liday Art Projects Even Santa Would Love!
From Christmas to Kwanzaa, Hanukkah to New Year's -- welcome the many holiday celebrations of the season into your classroom with these wonderful craft activities! Included: Ideas for multicultural learning, gift-giving, peace celebrations -- and just plain fun!

Multiculturalism: What Do Students Think?
Administrators, teachers, parents, and other public figures have voiced their opinions about multicultural education. But a survey by the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has asked students what they think about multiculturalism in their schools.

World's Tallest Woman Tell Kids "It's OK To Be Different!"
A video featuring Sandy Allen, the world's tallest woman, takes "giant" steps in building kids' self-esteem.

Preparing Students for a Diverse and Global Society

Making Schools Work for Every Child
Making Schools Work for Every Child -- equitably -- is the goal of this Web site. A resource for educators working to create educational equity, the site provides a collection of math and science materials to help improve the ways in which students with varied needs are educated.

Multicultural Children's Literature
We hear a lot about the importance of celebrating cultural diversity in the classroom. The Multicultural Children's Literature site is an excellent resource for finding quality literature for young children on this theme.

Mobilization for Equity
Mobilization for Equity is a five-year initiative by the National Coalition of Advocates for Children (NCAS) to promote equity in education for students of all socio-economic backgrounds in the United States. Mobilization for Equity is an active advocate for students who are in the greatest need but still get neglected by the engines of change within the educational community. The site includes a newsletter, national alerts, and information about many of the projects that are part of the Mobilization for Equity initiative.

Multicultural Pavillion
This website has resources for educators working with multicultural lessons and issues in the classroom.


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The Clearinghouse for Multicultural/Bilingual Education
The purpose of this website is to provide educators, from pre-kindergarten to higher education, with commercial and non-commercial sources for multicultural and bilingual/ESL information, materials, and resources.

The Multicultural Book Reviews Homepage
Find or submit multicultural books reviews.

Multicultural Education (NCREL)
A page from the North Central Regional Education Laboratory.