This resource demonstrates how equity audits can support increased achievement for all students, regardless of socio-economic class, and provides “inequity indicators” for evaluating your school.

The Case for Systemic Equity

The case for systemic equity

It occurs to me that systemic equity can only be created in an environment that embraces a set of underlying assumptions about the right of every learner to receive the best possible public education.


Accountability policy at the state and national levels has been the largest issue in U.S. education for the past two decades. The issues associated with accountability, particularly standardized testing, have generated huge amounts of public, media, and educator attention. Though this focus on accountability began in some states in the mid 1980s (Smith & O'Day, 1990), the passage of the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) in 2001 and subsequent modifications of the law have increased both the pressure of accountability on ...

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