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Anti-bias education work in early childhood is shaped by a deep-seated belief in the importance of justice, the dream of each child being able to achieve all he or she is capable of, the knowledge that together human beings can make a difference. Listen to the voices of children who have experienced anti-bias education at school or at home. They give us hope and direction.

Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves

Become a skilled anti-bias teacher with this practical guide to confronting and eliminating barriers of prejudice, misinformation, and bias.

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About Anti-Bias Education

NAEYC has compiled some key information from the book and related resources and self-reflective exercises for teachers as you think about anti-bias in your everyday work as educators.

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Standing Together Against Suspension and Expulsion in Early Childhood

A joint statement on suspension and expulsion in early childhood, which disproportionately affect children of color.

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