Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools
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Using Equity Audits to Create Equitable and Excellent Schools

by Linda E. Skrla
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412939321

ISBN-13: 9781412939324

Pub. Date: 05/12/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Use the power of equity audits to help eliminate achievement gaps and educational bias!

Grounded solidly in theory and the use of data, this resource provides practical, easy-to-implement strategies for effectively using equity audits to ensure a high-quality education for all students, regardless of socio-economic class. Readers will discover how to increase

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Use the power of equity audits to help eliminate achievement gaps and educational bias!

Grounded solidly in theory and the use of data, this resource provides practical, easy-to-implement strategies for effectively using equity audits to ensure a high-quality education for all students, regardless of socio-economic class. Readers will discover how to increase equity awareness at school and district levels and remedy inequalities in teacher quality, program design, and student achievement by using:

  • A set of “inequity indicators” for evaluating schools, generating essential data, and identifying problem areas
  • Nine skill sets for improved equity-oriented teaching
  • Charts, graphs, and support materials that can be customized for specific settings

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412939324
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/12/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Sales rank:
390,554
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Judith Richardson
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part I. Background and Context for Equity Audits
1. Introduction
2. The Case for Systemic Equity
3. History and Overview of Equity Audits
Part II. The Equity Audit Process for Schools and Districts
4. Teacher Quality Equity
5. Programmatic Equity
6. Achievement Equity
7. Equity Audits at the School District Level
Part III. Equity Audit Follow-Up Actions and Strategies
8. Becoming an Equity-Oriented Change Agent
9. Increasing Equity Consciousness
10. Developing High-Quality Teaching Skills
11. Avoiding Equity Traps and Developing Equity Skills
12. Conclusion
References
Index

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