Laurie Viers
Social Movement in
Education
April 2017
I AM MORE
Faces of Education
The Civil Rights Movement
Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement was not about education
but it did much for education.
“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live
out the one true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths
to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.”
{Photo: https://openclipart.org/detail/161329/dr-martin-luther-king-profile-silhouette)

Alabama Statistics

 

6.2% of the total population of students identified in special education are White.

 

55.13% of the special education population is White.

 

63.51% of the gifted population is White.

White Child

55.61% of all Alabama Students are White

A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is
educated.” – Horace Mann
(Photo Source: https://mstartzman.pbworks.com/w/page/21900143/Horace%20Mann%20(7))

Alabama Statistics

 

3.7% of the total population of students identified in special education are female.

 

33% of the special education population is female.

 

41% of the gifted population is female.

Female

America’s future will be determined by the home and the school.
The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch
what we teach, and how we live.Jane Adams
(Photo Source: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1931/addams-bio.html)
I am more than a Red child,
I am an American,
I am the face of education.
(Photo source: http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/West/Colorado/Denver/photo656534.htm)

Alabama Statistics

Not a designated ethnic category.

Our first teacher is our own heart.” – Cheyenne Wisdom
(Photo Source: http://vedicsky.blogspot.com/2015/04/our-first-teacher-is-our-own-heart.html)

Alabama Statistics

 

4.2% of the total population of students identified in special education are Black.

 

37.26% of the special education population is Black.

 

28.36% of the gifted population is Black.

Black Students

33.24% of Alabama Student population is Black.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change
the world.Nelson Mandela
(Photo Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2013/12/06/20-inspirational-quotes-from-nelson-mandela/#5be016b37101)

Hispanic

Alabama Statistics

 

0.6% of the total population of students identified in special education are Hispanic.

 

4.92% of the special education population is Hispanic.

 

4.35% of the gifted population is Hispanic.

“Until we get equality in education, we won’t have an equal society.
Sonia Sotomayor
(Photo Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonia_Sotomayor)

Alabama Statistics

 

0.08% of the total population of students identified in special education are Asian.

 

0.68% of the special education population is Asian.

 

1.51% of the gifted population is Asian.

Asian

When educating the minds of our youth, we must not
forget to educate their hearts.” -Dalai Lama
(Photo Source: http://tibet.net/about-tibet/his-holiness/)

Alabama Statistics

 

0.91% of the total population of students is identified as Autistic.

 

8.04% of the special education population is identified as Autistic.

 

Autism

“There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child
CAN DO instead of what he cannot do.” -Temple Grandin
(Photo Source: http://www.salon.com/2013/05/18/temple_grandin_on_dsm_5_sounds_like_diagnosis_by_committee/)
(Photo source: http://www.democraticunderground.com/110210684)
Images Project Sources
Photos were gathered from the following sites in order to depict the historical change of the face of education:
http://oiccs.com/mhes_teaching.html
http://www.advancementcenterwts.org/grants-scholarships/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_the_United_States#/media/File:School-education-learning-1750587-h.jpg
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/education/does-class-size-matter-research-reveals-surprises/
http://www.theaapcp.com/
http://bergenfieldalumni.com/photos/1968/lincoln.shtml
https://caj.orjp/alumni/wallpapers/1960s/CAJ_Classroom-800x600.jpg
http://pzacad.pitzer.edu/~hfairchi/News/psychology/JaneElliottLAT032609Text.htm
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/national/unpublished-black-history
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/history/features/2014/the_liberal_failure_on_race/how_the_left_s_embrace_of_busi
ng_hurt_the_cause_of _integration.html
http://www.thinglink.com/scene/589837761754693633
http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/CX3468301131/UHIC?u=sand55832&xid=973f27be
Images Project Sources
Photos were gathered for the slide show portion of the project. These sources are listed below in the order they appear:
https://openclipart.org/detail/161329/dr-martin-luther-king-profile-silhouette
http://www.freepik.com/free-photo/cute-little-boy-with-crossed-arms_860737.html
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1931/addams-bio.html
http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/North_America/United_States/West/Colorado/Denver/photo656534.htm
http://vedicsky.blogspot.com/2015/04/our-first-teacher-is-our-own-heart.html
http://www.blackenterprise.com/blogs/if-i-were-a-rich-privileged-white-kid/attachment/s-35/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2013/12/06/20-inspirational-quotes-from-nelson-
mandela/#5be016b37101
http://www.parents.com/health/parents-news-now/adhd-diagnoses-rise-among-hispanics-and-girls-in-the-us/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonia_Sotomayor
https://www.chinasmack.com/work-school-love-dating-cheating
http://tibet.net/about-tibet/his-holiness/
http://dynamicmedicare.com/what-is-autism/
http://www.salon.com/2013/05/18/temple_grandin_on_dsm_5_sounds_like_diagnosis_by_committee/
http://www.democraticunderground.com/110210684
Quotes and information were gathered from the following sites:
Martin Luther King Jr.: http://thesource.com/2014/01/20/10-standout-quotes-from-martin-luther-king-jr-s-i-have-a-dream-
speech/
Temple Grandin: https://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2014/08/29/12-temple-grandin-quotes
Horace Mann: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/h/horacemann/157460.html
Paulo Freire: http://bestquotes.name/pin/65584/
"Education does not change the world, it changes people who are going to change the world ..."
Nelson Mandela: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/n/nelsonmand157855.html
Jane Adams: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/j/janeaddams133035.html