A set of bright spot organizations and school systems that are embracing equity-oriented principles—grounding teaching and learning in the science of learning and development, leveraging approaches that anchor on the student experience, and harnessing the resources necessary to equitably advance this body of work—with promising effect.
Center for Public Research and Leadership
How can we use research to help transform an inequitably designed education system in the U.S. into one that supports every student’s learning and well-being by respecting them as a valued person and thinker? In other words, how can school affirm students’ humanity?
CEP, Lija Farnham and Lisa Quay
Without proper infrastructure in public schools, students and teachers face consequences that go far beyond their physical health.
As a family of networks and as people who are engaged in the U.S. political system, I call on you now to imagine with me, without excuses, a new set of policies that creates systems of promise for all people and that will eliminate systemic racism.
The Leeds Family’s entrepreneurial approach to increasing High School Graduation rates.
4 Principles to Help Educators Teach Politically Charged Topics
Kent McGuire, program director of our Education Program, and Na’ilah Suad Nasir, president of the Spencer Foundation. Kent and Na’ilah have been colleagues and academics in the same education and philanthropy circles for years. They recently sat down together via Zoom to discuss their journeys, how things differed for them as leaders of color, and how education impacted their career directions and their personal motivations.
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
This toolkit provides IDS stakeholders with the necessary tools to support and lead privacy-sensitive, inclusive stakeholder engagement efforts. A narrative step by step guide to IDS communication and engagement is supplemented with action-oriented appendices, including worksheets, checklists, exercises, and additional resources.
Future for Privacy Forum and Actionable Information for Social Policy
Cross-sector data sharing and integration transform information about individuals into actionable intelligence that can be used to understand community needs, improve services, and build stronger communities. Yet, use of cross-sector data can also reinforce legacies of racist policies and produce inequitable resource allocation, access, and outcomes. This toolkit describes positive and problematic practices for centering racial equity across the data life cycle.
Actionable Information for Social Policy
This short landscape review captures the past efforts and current opportunities to change how federal, state, and local governments use integrated data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of a broad range of government functions.
KB Stack Consulting