We have an equity problem in education in this country, and I'm not sure it's all that complicated-- we don't want to spend enough money to get the job done.
All Blog Posts With equity Tag or Category
March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015
Don't ask schools, students, or teachers to rise to your expectations of excellence if you aren't just as deep in the fight for their expectation of equity.
March 17, 2015
Preparing globally competent teachers should include learning another language and here is why.
March 10, 2015
Should we provide free universal access to community college? Jack Schneider and former Massachusetts Secretary of Education, Paul Reville, discuss.
March 05, 2015
In remarks from a Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) panel discussion, I explain why NCLB was the result of a federal government too consumed with demanding accountablity for its investment and not sufficiently focused on improving student achievement.
February 12, 2015
Public schools were once the engines of social and economic mobility in the U.S., but that is no longer the case. In fact, the very design of our education system is in many ways contributing to the nation's growing income inequality.
February 11, 2015
The only thing worse than annual statewide standardized testing is not testing kids at all.
January 27, 2015
How do we achieve excellence with equity? How do we meet the needs of "throwaway" kids?
January 07, 2015
The guidance comes on the heels of the recent 40th anniversaries of Lau v. Nichols, a landmark Supreme Court decision, and the Equal Educational Opportunities Act of 1974, both of which expanded rights of students with limited English proficiency.
December 19, 2014
Accomplished educators typically do not want to be the only accomplished educator in the building, Latosha R. Guy writes.