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.

Achievement Equity

Achievement equity

If states were closing achievement gaps on their own, the federal government would not have needed to intervene.


Without a doubt, student achievement equity is the category of the equity audit that has and continues to receive the most scrutiny and attention from the public, media, policy makers, researchers, and practitioners. No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and its reauthorization have ensured that the U.S. national spotlight has remained focused on student achievement. Thus, we have appropriately included it as the third main category of our version of equity audits. We do, however, wish to widen the spotlight beyond the usual attention to state achievement test results to examine other indicators of student achievement and attainment.

The reason for including areas other than state achievement ...

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