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“Developing Critical Cultural Competence provides educators with the inspiration, knowledge, and tools to move from theory to action in seeking to eliminate the achievement gap.”
—Bess Scott, Director of Elementary Education Lincoln Public Schools, NE
“As I read this book, it became clear that my long-held belief about the meaning of cultural competence needed a makeover. I am now convinced that my personal definition of diversity should embrace a much deeper appreciation of differences and transformative action.”
—Denise Carlson, Curriculum Consultant Heartland Area Education Agency, Johnston, IA
Cultural competence is key to improved student achievement
The increasingly diverse nature of today's schools and the need to increase the achievement of all students, no matter their background, requires 21st-century teachers to develop critical cultural competence. Looking at data is not enough. ...