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Reviewing Instructional Materials for Bias

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Equity & Civil Rights


As schools work to increase success for all students, it is important to recognize the impact of bias in classrooms, instructional materials and teaching strategies. Bias in general may be identified by determining whose interest is being portrayed and whose interest is being excluded. Evaluating for bias requires us to learn about others and to respect and appreciate the differences and similarities.

Washington Models for the Evaluation of Bias Content in Instructional Materials