Equity & Diversity
Education news, analysis, and opinion about race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, and/or religious beliefs and schools.
- Equity & Diversity Opinion 'The White Voice, Experience, and Interest Dominate Education'Four educators "wrap up" a series on books and articles white teachers can read to learn about racism and what they should do about it.Equity & Diversity Opinion 'We Can’t Wait Until People Feel Comfortable Talking About Race'White Fragility and Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in School are two of many books on race suggested by four educators.Equity & Diversity Opinion Tackling the 'Taboo' of Talking About Race & PrivilegeFour educators share suggestions for books and articles white educators can read to learn more about race and racism.Equity & Diversity Opinion Eight Strategies for Engaging in Culturally Relevant TeachingMariana Souto-Manning answers questions about her book, "No More Culturally Irrelevant Teaching," in the final post of a two-part series.Equity & Diversity Opinion Author Interview: 'No More Culturally Irrelevant Teaching'Mariana Souto-Manning discusses her book, which highlights designing spaces where BIPOC students feel, see, and experience belonging.Equity & Diversity More Than 1 in 4 Homeless Students Dropped Off Schools' Radar During the PandemicSchool leaders have lost track of students amid school closures, shrinking capacity at homeless shelters, and ever-higher family mobility.Equity & Diversity Training Bias Out of Teachers: Research Shows Little Promise So FarThere's no evidence that anti-bias training on its own stops discrimination, and it may backfire if used as a Band-Aid for racism.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.What does it look like to operationalize equity across your school district? Join leaders from Oakland USD, Madera USD, Harvard GSE, and Salesforce.org for a conversation about unlocking collaboration to ensure all students are equitablyEquity & Diversity Letter to the Editor Critical Race Theory Doesn't Help KidsTo the Editor:
In the October 7 issue, David E. DeMatthews and Terri N. Watson claim that critical race theory "is not propaganda or anti-American" ("No, Critical Race Theory Isn't 'Anti-American'"). They are wrong on both counts.Equity & Diversity Online Summit Big Ideas: What Does It Mean to Be an Anti-Racist Educator?Discuss proactive steps that educators and school and district leaders can take to make a difference in the lives of our Black students.Equity & Diversity Opinion How to Support Teacher Morale, and Other Urgent Advice for PrincipalsHow do I discuss race in my mostly white school? How do I rethink our social-media policy? Sharif El-Mekki has answers.Equity & Diversity There's No Constitutional Right to Civics Education, a Federal Judge Reluctantly ConcludesThe student plaintiffs plan to appeal the ruling, and other similarly themed lawsuits have prevailed on appeal.