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Equity and access follows schools, frameworks and leaders who put equity at the center of what they do to create a level playing field for all students and remove any implicit bias in the curriculum or way that it's taught. In a time of highlighted inequities, this is the most important work in education.

Equity & Access

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Equity and access follows schools, frameworks and leaders who put equity at the center of what they do to create a level playing field for all students and remove any implicit bias in the curriculum or way that it's taught. In a time of highlighted inequities, this is the most important work in education.

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Equity in Education: We Don’t Need To Level the Playing Field, We Need to Change the Game

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By: Erin Lynn Raab, Ph.D. An over-focus on test scores, attainment, and limited outcomes has frightfully de-humanized schooling. We don’t need to level the playing field, we need to change the game.

School Superintendents Advocate for Whole Child Development

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A recent new report was launched by AASA, The School Superintendents Association, making the move towards holistic learning.

How Schools Can Promote Vaccination and Address Hesitancy: A 10-Point Plan that Puts Equity First

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Public schools can play a critical role in helping the United States achieve herd immunity against COVID-19. Find out more in this comprehensive 10 point plan.

Emancipating Equity for Learning Justice

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Kelly Niccolls and Rebecca Midles discuss how we must dismantle the machine that is schooling and emancipate equity for learning justice.

Microschools Can Lead to Macro Change

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Microschools have numerous benefits for students and a macro impact on the communities they exist within.

It’s Time to Reimagine Our Accountability Systems

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By: Dr. Remy Washington. When we are no longer living through a pandemic, this need for multiple measures to assess a school's health will remain the same. Education leaders must take advantage of this crisis and begin engaging with school boards and state and national legislatures to revisit, review, and revise our state school accountability systems.

Teaching Truth to Power

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By: Anthony Jackson. Anthony outlines ways to address systematic racism and ways to create learning environments that prioritize understanding and cooperation across cultures.

Student Voice: My Goal Is to Change the Face of the Healthcare Profession

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By: Kaci Anderson. At a time when the healthcare industry is sorely in need of diversity, career preparation programs for high school students of all backgrounds are key.

An Equity-Driven Approach Towards Assessments and Grading

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While we wait for the rest of the various “systems” to catch up, there are several bold, attainable moves that teachers and administrators have within their locus of control to make meaningful improvements for students NOW.

What is Vertical Coherence and Why Does it Matter for Equity?

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By: Liisa Potts & Jamilah Hicks. Vertical coherence can be used to facilitate student mastery and affect the equity outcome for students.

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