Despite decades of analysis and initiatives, opportunity gaps persist for many students — from low-income students and students from various racial backgrounds to students with disabilities and those learning English as a second language.
With conversations about equity on the rise, many instructional leaders are looking for tangible ways to expand learning opportunities for today’s underrepresented populations. That's why ThinkCERCA brought together four educator perspectives – from a teacher in Los Angeles to the Chief Equity Officer of Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools – to share their knowledge on equity in education.
Together, these four educators discussed their experiences with equity and shared practical advice for other educators seeking to address equity in their districts. They showed how instructional leaders can consciously confront disparities within their school or district to ensure high-quality academic experiences for all.
These takeaways are just the tip of the iceberg, though. To continue your learning on equity in education, you can view the full discussion here: