Goals of Multicultural Education

  1. Educational Equity

  2. Empowerment of Students and Their Parents and Caretakers

  3. The Development of a Society that Values Cultural Pluralism

  4. Intercultural/Interethnic/Intergroup Understanding in the Classroom, School, and Community

  5. Freedom for Individuals and Groups

  6. An Expanded Knowledge of Various Cultural and Ethnic Groups

  7. The Development of Students, Parents, and Practitioners (teachers, nurses, journalists, counselors, principals, custodians, documentary producers, bus drivers, curriculum coordinators, etc.) Whose Thoughts and Actions are Guided by an Informed and Inquisitive Multicultural Perspective


           Davidman, L., & Davidman, P.T. (1997).  Teaching with a multicultural perspective: A practical guide (2nd ed.). New York:  Longman Publishers.