Monthly Archives: February 2012

I found some MONEY!

  Equity in education through a different lens: On my way home I was replaying my day, as usual, and this is what I came up with. Teachers out there please let me know your thoughts. If teachers have to … Continue reading

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The vicious circle of lack of equity in our schools, would you like to pay now or later?

The other day I had lunch with a colleague, and we talked about my favorite topic: equity in education and the consequences of not having equity in our public schools. We differed in our views, I am advocate, he is … Continue reading

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Equity and social status: the politics of funding schools with equity

  I think I have explained this before, but today I want to emphasize my definition of equity. Equity is to provide access to learning for ALL students. In order to be an equity advocate, you must have a heart! My experience … Continue reading

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School funding and equity

Hello all, I read this report. I think it is very interesting and wanted to share with you. Here is the link: Ensuring Equal Opportunity in Public Education http://www.americanprogress.org

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Discouraged!

I have been very discouraged in the last two weeks. It is evaluation time, without reflection time in many school districts in the area. The equity conflict increases as we look at the proposed and/or approved school budgets. There seems to … Continue reading

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