Guiding Principles

The are six principles that undergird the effort to achieve proficiency.

  • Culture is a predominant force in people and school’s lives.
  • The dominant culture serves people in varying degrees.
  • People have both personal identities and group identities.
  • Diversity within cultures is vast and significant.
  • Each individual and each group has unique cultural values and needs.
  • The best of both worlds enhances the capacity of all.