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Utilizing Participatory Action Research to Build an Inclusive Classroom Community in France

"Inclusive education is increasingly prioritized in legislation and policy across the globe. Historically, the concept of inclusion within educational contexts refers primarily to the placement of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. More recent descriptions of inclusive education focus on ensuring that all children can access and participate in physical, social, and academic aspects of the classroom. ..." – By Nicole Eilers

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity in School Reform

"As immigration trends drive the United States toward more cultural and linguistic diversity, schools are called upon to adjust and adapt. These demographic shifts affect schools across sectors—public and private, secular and religious—and span urban, suburban, and rural geographical settings. The purpose of this article is to describe how U.S. schools can most effectively provide immigrant students with optimal opportunities to learn. ..." – By Martin Scanlan, Francesca López, Maria Baez-Cruz and Tsuru Bailey-Jones

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