Anti Bias

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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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Recommendations for Public Policymakers

Work to change any policy that either directly or through unintended negative consequences undermines children’s physical and emotional well-being or weakens the bonds between children and their families.
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Recommendations for Everyone

The following general recommendations apply to everyone involved in any aspect of early childhood education.
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Advancing Equity: Position

When early childhood educators use inclusive teaching approaches, they demonstrate that they respect diversity and value all children’s strengths.
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Advancing Equity: Purpose

This position statement is one of five foundational documents NAEYC has developed in collaboration with the early childhood profession.
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June 26, 2019

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

8x. Developing Empathy to Build Warm, Inclusive Classrooms

The following tips can help you consider your assumptions, expectations, and biases so that you can better develop your own empathy and the children’s as well.

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 4
April 1, 2019

April/May 2019

Talking About Identity, Preschool in the Park
TYC April/May 2019 Issue
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