Section 1.2 on Equity in Education identifies areas of policy and practice where inequities exist that school systems must address in order to level the playing field and ensure that each student reaches their full potential. These include providing access to early education, high quality instruction and culturally relevant curriculum, allocation and distribution of funding to target resources to those students who need additional supports, and equitable teacher distribution and training. Particular concerns related to education equity in charter schools are highlighted as well.
Section 1.3 on Culturally Relevant Curriculum and Teaching explains how to ensure that the curriculum, teaching methods and school environment are responsive to all the cultures and communities represented in ... MORE
Section 1.1 on Education for the Full Potential of Children and Youth lays out the core program elements of a right to education, including challenging learning goals for all students, ... MORE