History of Multicultural Education (1962-2011)

Timeline created by demart16
  • Cuban Inversion

    Cuban Inversion
    With the Cuban Revolution coming to an ends families and individuals find themselves displaced. With the American Dream in mind they set out make a life for themselves/family. With the help the Ford Foundation Coral Way Elementary School is funded. Making it the first bilingual and bicultural public school in the US, which starts a motion in other areas, where more parents demand similar classes/schools.
  • The Equality of Education Opportunity Study

    The Equality of Education Opportunity Study
    The Coleman Report set the standard for the study of public education. The report addressed the lack of availability of equal for individual on the bases of color, race, or religion.
  • Case of Lau v. Nichols

    Case of Lau v. Nichols
    The case made it so school districts provide equal opportunities for all students, stating that is is against the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to inhibit instruction based on limited English proficiency. This case
    grates the country's linguistically different students a meaningful education.
  • The Equality of Education Opportunity Study

    The Equality of Education Opportunity Study
    Before this schools allowed colored students in the halls, but did not acknowledge any of the colored students hardships. Nothing was done to accept the colored students, with this order schools were required to respond to acts of discrimination
  • Board of Education Vs. Pico

    Board of Education Vs. Pico
    In the case of Board of Education v. Pico, Steven Pico challenged the board's decision to remove certain books. If it had not been for the actions taken by Steven Pico then students would be denied the opportunity to read about stories like " Go Ask Alice", or even know who James Baldwin is (In 1994 James Baldwin novels were banned).
  • Emergency Immigrant Education Act

    Emergency Immigrant Education Act
    This act takes into account the influx of immigrant children, and the expenses that the districts will have to undertake to support their needs. The Act helps displace negative connotation associated with the immigrant children.
  • Improving America's Schools Act

    Improving America's Schools Act
    Improving America's Schools Act reinstates ESEA of 1965 and reforms section for Title 1. One of the main changes being that all states aply the same state standards to all students. IASA pushes to improve the provisions of bilingual education in order to raise how society views them and how they view themselves.
  • Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996

    Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996
    It limits individuals access to college, by placing restrictions to higher education benefits. It also paints immigrants as serious criminals for minor offences like shoplifting - making them eligible for deportation. It brings to pass a stereotypical belief that immigrants are a strain on U.S. resources.
  • Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1

    Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1
    The Seattle School District allowed students to apply to any high school in the District regardless of race. While diversity in school is an important factor, entrance into school should not be weighted so heavily on it.
  • Immigration Status and Public Schools

    Immigration Status and Public Schools
    Alabama becomes the first to require schools to check the immigration statues of students. This puts students and their families in a vulnerable position, for fear of being investigated and deported.