Ethnic Stereotypes alive and well in American Schools
Racial and ethnic stereotypes are alive and well. From Memphis City Schools enacting discipline to New York City admissions policies for elite high schools to the legislators in Arizona who passed a law banning a Mexican-American Studies program–children in ethnic groups must cope with biases and beliefs that are potentially limiting.
How can this be in 21st century America? Moreover, what are we to do as parents, as educators and as citizens seeking social justice?