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Podcast from NPR Latino USA

When Students of Color Have White Teachers

Close to half the kids in America’s public schools are students of color. But the overwhelming majority of teachers are white. In Philadelphia, educators at John B. Stetson Charter School are trying to take culturally relevant approach to their classrooms.

Reporter Yowei Shaw went to Stetson to find out what kind of impact this approach is having on students of color.

This story comes from Raise Up, a project of Youth Speaks in collaboration with the Association of Independents in Radio, funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting as part of American Graduate.



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Goals of the Inclusion & Diversity Committee

  • Help the San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs continue building a community outreach program, through collaboration, to address inclusion and diversity within the San Ramon Valley.
  • Promote acceptance of similarities and differences within our school communities, making schools and PTAs welcoming to all.
  • Share, evaluate and implement best practices in the areas of inclusion and diversity throughout our council.
  • Promote the use of welcoming committees and other tools to encourage family engagement and PTA membership.
  • Collaborate with on-campus student organizations to promote student awareness and participation.

Job Description

  • Attend monthly Council IDC meetings
  • Encourage sharing of ideas and IDC programs held at units council-wide
  • Encourage parent involvement from the all groups in the school community
  • Lead the planning of school-wide activities in support of the committee’s purpose and guiding principles.  Examples might include:
    • Cultural awareness event(s) that invite parents, students and staff to share their traditions with each other through traditional food, dance, artifacts, crafts and games
    • A PTA welcome or buddy committee for families new to the school
  • Help coordinate the school site’s observance of Words Matter Awareness Week
  • Take action on tasks suggested by the committee

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2016-2017 Meeting Dates

Meetings will be held

on the followng dates

from 7:00pm-8:30pm

at the District Office

699 Old Orchard Drive

Danville 94526


Monday, September 19

Monday, October 17

Wednesday, October 26-9:30 am

Wednesday, October 26-7 pm

Monday, November 28

Monday, January 23

MondayFebruary 27

Monday, March 20

Monday, April 17

Monday, May 15

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