Area: PRACTITIONER:inquiry on equity in schooling
Area » PRACTITIONER:inquiry on equity in schooling
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- 1/9/09 - Sullivan, Amanda L., Equity Alliance at ASU
"Every student has the right to an education free from discrimination that provides high-quality, equitable opportunities to learn. Unfortunately, sometimes individuals or systems may act in ways that violate this right. Discrimination occurs when people are treated unequally or less favorably than others because of some real or perceived characteristic. In every community and every school, discrimination exists in both intended and unintended ways. It may take the form of direct, overt...
- 1/13/10 - Mulligan, Elaine, Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Equity Alliance at ASU
"NIUSI-LeadScape coaching consists of a series of structured, one-on-one, interactions between a coach and coachee aimed at enhancing the coachee’s effectiveness in developing inclusive school practices. These interactions can be face to face, by telephone, or combined with team meetings as required. Coaching can be used to support teachers, support personnel, instructional leaders, or school principals as needed to reinforce inclusive practices. Coaching addresses multiple layers of...
- 1/5/10 - Mulligan, Elaine, Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Equity Alliance at ASU
"This coaching framework provides the intent, structure, and processes for providing coaching support to participating NIUSI-LeadScape principals. NIUSI-LeadScape is a federally-funded grant project to support the transformative work of inclusive schools. This project works to provide school leaders with the tools, professional learning, and ongoing dialogue necessary to transform school practices so that all students have full access to educational opportunities. The NIUSI-LeadScape...
- 1/5/09 - Kathleen A. King, Equity Alliance at ASU
Presents general trends in the social and emotional well-being of youth who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ), followed by a guide of sexual orientation definitions. Additionally, readers learn a series of steps that schools must address in order to build inclusive, safe, and effective schools for all students, including those who identify as GLBTQ.
- 1/15/10 - King Thorius, Kathleen, Equity Alliance at ASU
Despite remarkable progress along many indicators of equitable access, participation, and outcomes of schooling, there are still persistent, pervasive issues that must be addresses, including continued disparities in access to athletics and academic programs, sexual harassment, hate crimes, and discriminatory treatment of girls and women. This What Matters brief includes strategies for:
* Achieving gender equity in access and opportunities to learn
* Achieving a gender-balanced...
- 1/5/09 - Rene Galindo, Equity Alliance at ASU
This paper is one of the brief practitioner oriented pamphlets called On Points produced by the National Institute for Urban School Improvement (NIUSI). The current wave of immigration is creating such an upheaval, and caught in this emotional jumble are first generation immigrant students. These students are being raised and educated in the United States and are developing understandings of their place within the nation and what it means to be an American. This On Point is designed to...
- 1/1/09 - Equity Alliance at ASU,, Kathleen King
Inclusive education, in policy and practice, rejects the exclusion and segregation of students, for ANY reason: gender, language, household income, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, ability, or any dis/ability. Simultaneously, because of an active commitment to equity for all students, inclusive educational systems maximize the participation of all learners, by making learning opportunities relevant and high-quality. This is only achieved through the systemic exploration...
- 1/5/09 - Phil Ferguson, Rick Blumberg, Equity Alliance at ASU
One way to evaluate the effectiveness of transition services for students with disabilities is to take a look at the outcomes students are achieving. The purpose of this report is to present some important statistics that reveal how students with disabilities appear to be faring; to identify some strategies that appear to result in desirable outcomes; and to suggest some resources for further information about this topic.
- 1/3/09 - Johnstone, C., Altman, J., Thurlow, M., Thompson, S. J.
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) requires the reporting of participation in assessments overall and by subgroup, including students with disabilities. As states and school districts strive to meet the goals for adequate yearly progress required by NCLB, the use of individual accommodations continues to be scrutinized for effectiveness, threats to test validity, and score comparability. This report summarizes 49 empirical research studies completed on test accommodations between...
- 1/16/09 - Julio Cammarota
Throughout the 1990’s, I documented the education, work and family experiences of Latino youth in California (see my book, Suenos Americanos). My intention was to understand how young Latinos might achieve some success (i.e. educational achievement or decent employment) in a hostile political and economic environment. The most surprising finding of my research was that Latina females fared much better than Latino males, sometimes within the same family.
- 1/5/09 - Foundation for Child Development,
"The centerpiece of the Foundation for Child Development's 2007 Annual Report, All Our Children? The Health and Education of Children of Immigrants is an essay by Alexandra Fuenmayor Starr. Ms. Starr writes about U.S. immigration policy for Slate, The New Republic, and The American Scholar. Her essay, "The Dividends of Investing Early: Why We Need to Help the Youngest Children of Immigrants," argues that young children of immigrants, over 90 percent of whom are citizens, will have a large...
- 1/1/07 - Center for Implementing Technology in Education,
This Info Brief summarizes Thompson and Sproule's (2000) "Calculator Decision-Making Flow Chart" and uses the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to clarify how calculator usage helps students with learning disabilities understand math concepts.
- 1/5/09 - Linda Espinosa
This review of research from a variety of disciplines about dual language development and the impact of different educational approaches for children ages three to eight runs counter to much conventional thinking.Scientific studies suggest that young ELL children are quite capable of learning subject
matter in two languages. In fact, they may benefit cognitively from learning more than one language. Transitioning from their first language to English before they have a firm grasp of their...
- 1/1/08 - Southeast Comprehensive Center,
Kristina Anstrom, EdD, assistant director, The George Washington University Center for Equity and Excellence in Education, discusses key considerations at the school, district, and state level, including student characteristics and needs, curriculum and instruction, and educator capacity.
- 1/14/09 - Tang, S.
This paper examines the relationship between educational challenges, gang intervention efforts, and cultural/community development practices in two markedly under-resourced Khmer American communities (Revere and Lynn) in Massachusetts and reveals how Khmer American young people develop alternative learning opportunities in various venues.
- 1/6/09 - Elizabeth B. Kozleski
This presentation explores a framework for the design and implementation of early intervening services through theory, research, and public policy. Strategies for implementation in classroom practices, program evaluation, and continuous improvement are also addressed.