Equity in Education key questions to consider
Atchison B, Diffey L, Rafa A, Sarubbi M, (2017).
- Teaching and Leading All students deserve the support of quality teachers and leaders as they move through their educational journeys from pre-K through postsecondary and the workforce. Unfortunately, inequities exist in students’ access to effective educators and leaders across the P-20 spectrum.
- Learning and Transitioning For students to achieve their full academic potential, they must receive equitable opportunities to pursue rigorous coursework while moving seamlessly between grades and institutions. Many students face social, emotional and academic challenges during these transitions, challenges that may be compounded for students with diverse needs who may not receive the proper supports.
- Measuring and Improving Education systems should be held accountable not only for providing spaces for learning and fostering student growth, but also for continued assessment of these systems to support equity. In this section, equity-minded questions to consider when measuring and developing strategies to improve educational systems are provided.
- Taking Steps Forward