‘Check One’ Didn’t Work – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

The new guidelines are a positive move, but they still do not reflect appropriate, respectful, dignified terminology for children of more than one race. California is out in front of the federal government on this one. They offer this wording on enrollment forms: “If your child is multiracial, you may select two or more races.” It does not disturbany data and recognizes multiracial students for who they truly are. Any school in the country can and should do the same.
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