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Topic: equity & diversity
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Jean Abel

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: equity & diversity
Posted: Jun 6, 1995 1:49 PM
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I believe the program out of EQUALS is called "Expanding Your Horizons"

(nothing new beyond this point)

>>> Another is a program out of EQUALS at the Lawrence
>>>Hall of Science in Berkeley (zip: 94720) whose name I again
>>>characterisically forget -- this is both math and science.

>>I believe the book is "Problems for Girls and Other Problem Solvers". At my
>>school, the girls aren't the problem. In our upper level classes, usually
>>two-thirds to three-fourths of the students are girls, and they make up the
>>bulk of the top students.

>Not a book, but a program for middle school girls which can be replicated
>anywhere -- the girls are brought into a central setting (usually a
>university) with teachers and parents; lots of hands-on activities, panels
>about what it's like to be a woman scientist. And why not adapt it for
>minority kids? It seems pretty adaptable.

Dr. Jean P. Abel
Department of Education 509-963-1453
Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7409

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