History of Multicultural Education

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In History
  • Title IX of Education Amendment of 1972

    Title IX of Education Amendment of 1972
    This amendment prohibits discrimination against sex in any activity or program of education that is federally funded. This event has allowed everyone in the United State to actively participate in education regardless of their sex. This event slowly eliminate the prejudice about women especially in sport.
  • Equal Education Opportunities Act of 1974 (EEOA)

    Equal Education Opportunities Act of 1974 (EEOA)
    This act prohibits discrimination against racial segregation of students. It requires schools to take action to ensure equal participation of students. This event protects the right of students with limited English proficiency to receive the same treatment in class like others.
  • Education of All Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142)

    Education of All Handicapped Children Act (PL 94-142)
    It was signed into law by President Gerald Ford. This act ensures all children with disabilities to access a free appropriate public education and related service that are designed to meet their unique needs. This act helps in making education widely open to anyone regardless of their condition.
  • The Refugee Act of 1980

    The Refugee Act of 1980
    This act provides effective resettlement of refugees to assist them to achieve economic self-sufficiency as soon as possible after they arrived in the United States through The Federal Refugee Resettlement Program.This result in President Jimmy Carter signing the Refugee Education Assistance Act into law to ensure special needs of refugees' children in the classroom.
  • Emergency Immigrant Education Act of 1984 (EIEA)

    Emergency Immigrant Education Act of 1984 (EIEA)
    It was authorized for year 1985 through 1987 for special impact aid payments to State and local education agencies that provide educational services to immigrant children. Secretary of Education was authorized to pay to each State education agency (SEA) for its administrative cost up to one and one half percent under this Act. This result in reducing the cost of school that unexpectedly have large number of immigrant student.
  • Immigration Act of 1990

    Immigration Act of 1990
    It was signed into law by President George H. W. Bush. It was a national reform of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. Specifically, this law provides multiple types of visa to the immigrant. This act has caused an annual increment of immigration and added the diversity in schools in the United States.
  • Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (IASA)

    Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 (IASA)
    This law reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) which included reform for Title 1 program, providing extra help to disadvantage students; increased funding for bilingual and immigrant education and provision for educational technology. This result in improving the environment of America's school to be more multicultural.
  • Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA)

    Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRAIRA)
    It was created due to rapidly growing illegal immigration problem in the United States. This law prohibits states from offering higher education benefit to undocumented immigrants unless the benefit is available to any U.S. citizen or national. However, this law conflicted with practice and laws in several U.S states.
  • No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001

    No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001
    This is an act to close the achievement gap with accountability, flexibility and choice, so that no child is left behind. The schools hold accountable for student achievement level and get the penalties if they do not make adequate yearly progress to accomplish the goals of NCLB.
  • American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009

    American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009
    This act was signed into law by President Barack Obama. It is an unprecedented effort to promote economic recovery and growth, and includes measures to expand educational opportunities. This act funded billion dollars for educations to prevents layoff of teachers and principles and for school modernization and repair.