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Mon May 1, 2017, 04:45 AM

Nebraska teachers union's new plan calls for classroom diversity, 'cultural proficiency' training

The labor union representing Nebraska public school teachers wants to advance “a culture of social justice,” according to a new strategic plan approved last month.

The plan calls for more diversity in teacher recruitment, training teachers in “cultural proficiency” and promoting a legislative agenda that “advances human and civil rights.”

Delegates from local teachers unions approved the plan during the Nebraska State Education Association’s annual delegate assembly in Lincoln.

The last time NSEA members adopted a strategic plan was 1994. The union reports that it has about 28,000 members.

Read more: http://www.omaha.com/news/education/nebraska-teachers-union-s-new-plan-calls-for-classroom-diversity/article_1d65895a-0d25-53a3-a1cf-551f3303d6b7.html

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