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Principles to Promote Equity

Naashia Mohamed
Naashia Mohamed

Every child has the fundamental right to learn and to succeed. What educator doesn’t want to see all students have an equal opportunity for success? While we all understand the importance of educational equity—especially in linguistically, culturally, and racially diverse … Continue reading

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A Focus on Equity: Examining the Center for Urban Education Tools

Stephanie Marcotte
Stephanie Marcotte

The Annie E. Casey Foundation defines equity as ‘the state, quality, or ideal of being just, impartial, and fair.’ The concept of equity is synonymous with fairness and justice. It is helpful to think of equity as not simply a … Continue reading

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Recap to Reengage: Preparing to Assure Linguistic Equity

Ayanna Cooper
Ayanna Cooper

This blog post concludes a yearlong series highlighting the civil rights of English learners (ELs).  The framework for the blog has centered around building educator capacity to serve ELs, professional learning, and cultivating advocates for culturally and linguistically diverse learners. … Continue reading

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Using Literature to Combat Racism in Young Children

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

This post was originally published in December 2019. Links and resources have been updated. Racism is a pervasive problem in the United States that affects children at all grade levels. It can occur in ways teachers interact with their students … Continue reading

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Is Education for Pre-K–5 ELs Equitable? (Part 2)

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

In my last blog, I talked about the inequities of the learning environment for English learners. This discussion included class size, grouping, the number of schools serviced by the ESL teacher, and the size and location of teaching space. In … Continue reading

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