Equitable Materials and Policies
Students flourish when they have access to the latest books, technology, and learning tools. Education researchers and economists agree that certain instructional resources—including technology and learning tools as well as books—show a high correlation with positive student outcomes. Therefore, it is vital that all classrooms are equipped with the instructional resources necessary to improve both teaching and learning. It is just as important that schools also promote equitable policies regarding gifted programs and access to advance placement courses, school discipline, and resource allocation within schools.
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Blog Posts on Equitable Materials and Policies
Chicago education officials voted yesterday to close 50 public school, the largest instance of mass school closure in the country and one that disproportionately affects students of color and low-income students. Here's what they should have done instead.Read more>
Organizers in Wisconsin are becoming increasingly frustrated with policymakers using school funding to advance bad policy programs like vouchers rather than striving to fund all schools fairly and adequately.Read more>
Chicago education officials will vote today on the fate of 54 public schools slated for closure. The vote comes after several weeks of inspiring actions including city-wide student walkouts, teacher-led marches, and even the filing of federal lawsuits.Read more>