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John King Jr's School Integration Comeback?

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“School Integration Comeback?” In 1954, the US Supreme Court ruled segregation in public school is unconstitutional, through Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. Children of color were allowed to join other students in the same schools, but the ruling did not stop the Governor of Orval Faubus of Arkansas from preventing black students entering classrooms in his state. Governor Faubus called out the National Guard to prevent colored students from entering his schools. September 25, was the first official full day of classes where students integrated together with no worries. John King Jr, proposes “School of Choice,” for students to choose where they would like to attend school outside of where the reside. This would elevate students from …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that after reading this article, they have a better appreciation for the program these teachers are trying to implement.
  • Opines that ingroup bias-favoring people with similar traits as themselves is one of the most common among teachers.
  • Explains that black students are more likely to be suspended than white students for non-violence, noncompliance, and disrespect.
  • Opines that fair act fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful education is a program that will be implemented in the school district and could untlimetly change views on lesibians, lgbt americans and people with disabilities.
  • Explains that the us supreme court ruled segregation in public school is unconstitutional through brown v. board of education of topeka.
  • Opines that teachers should take into consideration the differences children have based upon their living arrangement and geographical where they live. metal detectors, random searches, zero tolerance policies, and bars on the windows, are common security precautions found in urban area schools.
  • Recommends visiting common areas to gain a better knowledge of the community and the people that students might admire. incorporating hip-hop or other urban traditional music in the curriculum is one of their favorite suggestions.
  • Recommends instilling in the younger generation how important school is and that students need to work hard to achieve goals, as well as set high standards for themselves.
  • Explains that mexican-american/raz study was voted on to help reduce latino dropouts and better the achievement among students. acosta teaches not only hispanic students but all other ethnicities the mexican culture through the process of native language.
  • Argues that philadelphia is the first state to make requirements for students to take a course in african american history prior to graduating high school.
  • Explains that bronxdale high school avoids tradition punishment when dealing with effects of bullying in the school system. restorative circle is used for the majority of the communication between students, parents and other faculty in a group setting.
  • Explains that as a future teacher, they can take into account the diverse learning standards each student possesses, regardless of their race. they recognize any biases or stereotypes they might have absorbed prior to teaching, and become more informed about history and culture.

Incorporating Hip-hop or other Urban traditional music in the curriculum. This way one of favorite suggestions and one I will most definitely use in my future teaching. “What Young Men of Color Can teach us About the Achievement Gap” Some key points I was unaware of: 50.3% projected minority students currently in the US school district and still climbing. Minority children are suppose to be the majority compared to past years. Although, minority children still lag behind white students in both education and are among the highest disciplined. It is highly recommended to instill in the younger generation how important school is and that students need to work hard to achieve goals, as well as set high standards for themselves. Teachers can be more empathetic toward students and their needs, along with have an orderly classroom with minimal interruptions. Some key suggestions for schools to incorporate are alleviating pre-existing assumptions and conditions.Teachers can also have a better understanding of the facts, avoiding jumping to conclusions and making snap judgements. It is also highly recommended to make sure parents are involved and aware of how important early cognitive development is in adolescent …show more content…

“How to Develop a School Culture that Helps Curb Bullying” Bronxdale High School, in New York City avoids tradition punishment when dealing with effects of bullying in the school system. Restorative Circle is used in place of tradition punishment, which includes an opportunity for everyone to listen and be heard. The Circle program is used for the majority of the communication between students, parents and other faculty in a group setting. Due to this program being implemented, students have a better understanding and are more aware of bullying. This program has assisted with controlling possible altercations against students who tend to be bullied. Students who have been a victim of bullying in the past no longer fear attending school. As stated: “Treating bullying as a hurtful act that violated shared values, rather than as a character defect.” Teachers must still hold students who bully accountable but in a different and more understanding demeanor. Teachers must figure out the real reason behind bullies and were it might be stemming from. Question

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