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Help a culture of equity grow and thrive in your school! This second book in the groundbreaking Equity 101 series takes on culture: the cultures we come from as individuals and the culture we foster in our schools. With students and educators from so many different backgrounds, how do we create a school culture of equity in which everyone succeeds? Discover the actions teachers and administrators take to do just that. Using real-life success stories as models, you'll start • Recognizing inadvertent cultural biases and increasing educators' cultural competency • Overcoming institutionalized factors that limit achievement • Implementing equitable practices that ensure individualized support for all students Featuring chapter-specific implementation exercises that take you from ideas to action, plus a dedicated online community with videos and discussion groups, this book is the next step on your path to true equity in your school! “Creating, nurturing, and sustaining an educational culture where individual differences are affirmed, and instruction is continuously tailored based on these differences, is essential to enhancing student achievement. This book is your practical how-to guide.” —David Freitas, Professor Indiana University South Bend

Equitable Culture: Actualization
Equitable culture: Actualization

The goal of equity is that every student, no matter who she or he is, or where he or she comes from, can reach an acceptable standard of academic preparation, now commonly referred to as college and career readiness. Despite our best intents, this equitable education is not a given for many students—especially students of color, students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and students who arrive at school not knowing English. If the promise of public education is that any student can show up and learn what they need to learn, then we still have a long way to go.

This is not an effort to criticize the phenomenal work performed by dedicated teachers everywhere. Rather, this Equity 101 series is ...

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