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EQUITY IN EDUCATION: AN EXAMINATION OF PRACTICES IN THE UNITED STATES

April 08, 2020 | (4:00 PM)
USA (United States of America)
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All students have the potential to grow and develop academically. However, some practices in U.S. educational systems reflect inequitable approaches for educating students. Educational equity is impacted by many contributing factors such as race, gender, socio-economic status, language proficiency, learning disability status, and other social and cultural factors. Students who hold unique identities should receive an adequate amount of resources, human capital, instructional time, and social support to ensure that they are learning and growing at their fullest potential. What can teachers and administrators do to promote equity in schools and classrooms? What practices should be examined and challenged as inequitable?