Category Archives: Intolerance

Addressing Intolerance and Extremism through Universal Values in Curricula

Underlying intolerance is the tendency to reject others’ values and/or to impose values on one another. This tendency persists in spite of growing dialogue on diversity, gender equality, the global equity imperative, and the increasing ease of real and virtual communication in the 21st century. … Continue reading

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Safe Schools, Staff Development, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Zero-tolerance policies have created schools that are often intolerant and destructive to children and communities. High rates of suspension and expulsion of students are associated with negative outcomes and school dropout. New approaches to staff development that create positive school … Continue reading

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