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I attended an amazing AERA Presidential Session with James Banks, Gloria Ladson-Billings, Sonia Nieto, and Christine Sleeter on the Dimensions of Multicultural Education - 20 Years Later. One of the best takeaways was learning about this review of research on ethnic studies programs by Christine Sleeter (commissioned by the NEA).
Both students of color and White students have been found to benefit academically as well as socially from ethnic studies. Rather than being non-academic, well-planned ethnic studies curricula are oft...