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IHA-E:  BASIC INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM

 

Curricula

 

(1)        The curricula of all public school systems shall present in fair perspective the culture, history, activities, and contributions of persons and groups of different races, nationalities, sexes, and colors.

 

(2)        All school books, instructional and educational materials shall be reviewed for sex-role and minority group stereotyping. Appropriate activities, discussions and/or supplementary materials shall be used to counteract the stereotypes depicted in such materials.

 

(3)        School books, instructional and educational materials purchased after the date of 603 CMR 26.00 shall in the aggregate, include characterizations and situations which depict individuals of both sexes and of minority groups in a broad variety of positive roles.

 

(4)        Each school shall provide equal opportunity for physical education for all students. Goals, objectives and skill development standards, where used, shall neither be designated on the basis of sex nor designed to have an adverse impact on members of either sex.

 

 

SOURCE:  MASC

 

LEGAL REFS.:            M.G.L. 71:1, 2, 3; 71:13

603 CMR 26:05

 

 

Adopted on:     April 24, 2008

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