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Check out our back-to-school edition of Eight for Equity! As we celebrate the start of the 2018-2019 school year, we are featuring eight resources on racial affinity groups. Whether you’ve been part of a racial affinity group in the past or have never heard of them, be sure to check out these awesome resources to learn more!
“We want to see kids value themselves. I think it's about honoring the strengths that all kids have so that we can support them in feeling good about their assets." The Essex County Learning Community brings teachers together to create better learning experiences for students with learning differences.
As people in powerful places continue to attempt to create a monolithic school system that only teaches wealthy white culture, it becomes increasingly important that we try to include social justice and diverse perspectives in every part of our educational evolution.
Karla E. Vigil shares four principles for using culturally responsive teaching practices to engage students.
The Holmes School has fared poorly in past years on the state’s standardized test. However, this assessment is based on a single measure which is most closely correlated with parental income and race. What is going on inside the school is exciting. While most schools experiencing these results might double down on test prep in English language arts and math, the Holmes has chosen a different, radical route.
Accurately measuring the various dimensions of school quality can help education systems improve student and teacher experiences and help stakeholders better understand the elements of school performance. Surveys show that MCIEA's School Quality Measures are making in strides in gauging student and school success in authentic ways.
"Reducing schools to a single number obscures both what they are best at and what they need to improve upon."