How Teachers Talk About Educational Disparities (Data)
For this special project, the Education Week Research Center surveyed a nationally representative sample of more than 1,300 teachers. We wanted to understand how they use language to talk about disparities in student outcomes in terms of race and income level—as well as how those language choices correlate with their understanding of what’s at the heart of those disparities.
Read the full collection: Redefining Opportunity and Advantage in Education
- Does ‘the Achievement Gap’ Evoke a Negative Stereotype? What the Research Says (Opinion)
- Only 3 States Expect Teachers to Learn About Institutional Bias. That’s a Big Problem (Opinion)
- The Dangerous Narrative That Lurks Under the ‘Achievement Gap’ (Opinion)
- I Study How Teachers Collaborate Online. Here’s How They Can Do It Better (Opinion)
This special project is supported by a grant from The Wallace Foundation. Education Week retained sole editorial control over the content of this package; the opinions expressed are the authors’ own.
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