Equity & Diversity
Insights into how issues of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and religious beliefs impact schools
- Equity & Diversity The Ongoing Challenges, and Possible Solutions, to Improving Educational EquitySchools across the country were facing major equity challenges before the pandemic, but its disruptions exacerbated them.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Discover how Lexia is expanding the definition of equity in education into a new framework that includes instructional, cultural, digital...Equity & Diversity Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: Equity & the Shifting Policy Landscape: What You Need to KnowAs newly elected officials take their seats, the EdWeek newsroom has been examining the policy horizon. Join the discussion with Peter DeWitt.Equity & Diversity What Researchers Learned From Analyzing Decades of Civil Rights Complaints Against SchoolsLarge, segregated districts are more likely to have OCR complaints filed against them, a new report showsEquity & Diversity Educators' Opposition to Censorship Comes at a Big Personal CostA Tennessee teacher and a Louisiana librarian discuss their very public battles against book bans or restrictions on teaching about racism.Equity & Diversity The Evolution of the Anti-CRT Movement: A TimelineWhat started as a federal executive order gave way to restrictions on racism lessons, book bans, and anti-LGBTQ policies over two years.Equity & Diversity Q&A Talking About Religion Is Hard. This District Leader Says Schools Should Do It AnywayThe Bellevue, Wash., district leader emphasizes that students need to be prepared to navigate a multicultural world.Equity & Diversity No Parent Objected to These Books. The School District Kept Them Off the Shelf, AnywayAnti-book ban advocates fear the Florida district's decision to table almost 200 books signals more mass book bans to come.Equity & Diversity Video A Native American Elder Reflects on His Boarding School ExperienceDwight Howe’s Native boarding school experience in the 1970s was mostly positive. Fifty years earlier, it would have been a different story.Equity & Diversity Young Children Think and Talk About Race. How Should Teachers Respond?Educators, many wary of recent restrictions on the topic, discussed the challenge at a recent professional conference.Equity & Diversity Opinion 3 Reasons Your District Needs a Theory of Change for Equity WorkEven as equity and anti-racism efforts have accelerated, many equity leaders are missing this essential tool, writes a researcher.