Spotlight on Equity

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The Education Week Spotlight on Equity is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Barriers to helping teachers learn to use technology
  • How improving school climate can shrink achievement gaps
  • Addressing under enrollment of ELLs in gifted classes
  • Involving state leaders and educators in the push towards equity in the classroom

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

America's most innovative schools constantly help teachers learn to use technology. But in many high-poverty schools, the barriers to good teacher training can seem insurmountable.
June 14, 2017 – Education Week

A research analysis of dozens of studies finds links between improved school climates and narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week

ELL students are underenrolled in gifted classes, finds an Education Week analysis. But some schools are trying to buck the trend.
June 21, 2017 – Education Week

As the federal role in schooling recedes, state education leaders will be key to driving equity, write Aspen's Ross Wiener and Danielle Gonzales.
May 31, 2017 – Education Week

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