Equity & Access
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.
When looking around the education innovation table – who is present? Leaders who center equity, inclusion, and innovation can drive transformative change in education.
Antonio Boyd sits with Joe Sicilio, Coach Joe and founder of EARN the Right, for a Q&A about the program.
Young Men United (YMU) is an evidence-based initiative that provides wrap-around services to college-ready high school students beginning in the tenth or eleventh year to develop barrier-free pathways for young Black men to achieve their academic and career goals.
In May 2023, the U.S. Department of Education issued a call to action encouraging higher education institutions to engage more college students in evidence-based, high-impact P-12 support roles through Federal Work-Study jobs and other pathways to community service. Colleges and universities can answer the call to action, and receive support and recognition for their efforts, by joining the National Partnership for Student Success’s Higher Education Coalition.
The 10th anniversary Carnegie Summit was a place where like-minded educators came together to be enriched and inspired by each other’s experiences. The education community’s journey from the Summit is toward equity, belonging, connection, joy, and improvement.
As policymakers increasingly wade into regulating children’s access to and use of online technologies, the time has come for a national conversation about youth rights in the digital age. Requiring thoughtful content filters and age-appropriate design that encourages digital citizenship will be far more effective in the long run than sweeping restrictions.
Recently, Wellness for Educators hosted its first conference, the Equity for Wellness Summit, which served as a collaborative effort between organizations invested in the growth, development, and sustainability of healthy individuals who work in any capacity of education.
Throughout a nine-month design sprint, 12 teams worked to create a blueprint for expanding access to and understanding of accelerated pathways.