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    Addressing Bullying and Harassment Matters

    1/1/11 - Gonzales, JoEtta & Hamilton, Kori, The Equity Alliance at ASU

    Bullying and harassment in schools often includes violations of federally protected civil rights. Many organizations have put forth information regarding bullying and harassment as it relates to the LGBTQ community of youth in our schools, yet the harassment of all other marginalized groups deserves attention as well. This is a pervasive issue that requires collective and immediate action by educators, and a culturally responsive approach is necessary to tackle the problem head-on. This...

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    Addressing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Overrepresentation in Special Education: Guidelines for Parents

    1/24/09 - Alfredo Artiles, Beth Harry, Equity Alliance at ASU

    Do bias or inappropriate practice play a role in the placement of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education? Is the representation of low-income students in special education programs larger than their representation in the school population at your child’s school? If the answers to these questions are yes, it is possible your child’s school may be facing a problem that is called “overrepresentation” in its special education programs. This paper is one of...

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    Addressing Discrimination in School Matters

    1/9/09 - Sullivan, Amanda L., Equity Alliance at ASU

    "Every student has the right to an education free from discrimination that provides high-quality, equitable opportunities to learn. Unfortunately, sometimes individuals or systems may act in ways that violate this right. Discrimination occurs when people are treated unequally or less favorably than others because of some real or perceived characteristic. In every community and every school, discrimination exists in both intended and unintended ways. It may take the form of direct, overt...

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    Chicago Public Schools

    1/25/07 - National Institute for Urban School Improvement,, Equity Alliance at ASU

    Chicago Public Schools plans to be the premier urban school district in the country by providing all their students and their families with high quality instruction, outstanding academic programs, and comprehensive student development supports to prepare them for the challenges of the world of tomorrow.

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    Clark County Public Schools

    1/25/07 - National Institute for Urban School Improvement,, Equity Alliance at ASU

    This publication is a review of policy, practices, systemic infrastructure, and improvement with Clark County Public Schools.

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    Culturally responsive coaching for inclusive schools: A guide to planning your LeadScape Coaching Dialogues

    1/13/10 - Mulligan, Elaine, Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Equity Alliance at ASU

    "NIUSI-LeadScape coaching consists of a series of structured, one-on-one, interactions between a coach and coachee aimed at enhancing the coachee’s effectiveness in developing inclusive school practices. These interactions can be face to face, by telephone, or combined with team meetings as required. Coaching can be used to support teachers, support personnel, instructional leaders, or school principals as needed to reinforce inclusive practices. Coaching addresses multiple layers of...

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    Culturally Responsive Teaching Matters!

    1/26/10 - Kozeski, Elizabeth B., Equity Alliance at ASU

    "In 2000, Professor Geneva Gay wrote that culturally responsive teaching connects students’ cultural knowledge, prior experiences, and performance styles to academic knowledge and intellectual tools in ways that legitimize what students already know. By embracing the sociocultural realities and histories of students through what is taught and how, culturally responsive teachers negotiate classrooms cultures with their students that reflect the communities where students develop and grow...

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    Denver Public Schools

    1/25/07 - National Institute for Urban School Improvement,, Equity Alliance at ASU

    This publication is a review of policy, practices, systemic infrastructure, and improvement with Denver Public Schools.

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    Disproportionate Representation of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students in Special Education: Measuring the Problem

    1/31/07 - Martha Countinho, Donald Oswald, Equity Alliance at ASU

    The author of this brief discusses that racial disproportionality in school disciplinary practices has a long history, and still continues today. In the last three decades, racial disproportionality in school suspensions has increased noticeably, especially in high socioeconomic status (SES) schools. Empirical evidence suggests that exclusionary discipline practices result in further exclusion, school failure, and dropout. Today, nationwide African American students are disproportionately...

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    Gender Equity Matters!

    1/15/10 - King Thorius, Kathleen, Equity Alliance at ASU

    Despite remarkable progress along many indicators of equitable access, participation, and outcomes of schooling, there are still persistent, pervasive issues that must be addresses, including continued disparities in access to athletics and academic programs, sexual harassment, hate crimes, and discriminatory treatment of girls and women. This What Matters brief includes strategies for: * Achieving gender equity in access and opportunities to learn * Achieving a gender-balanced...

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    Hacienda La Puente Public Schools

    1/25/07 - National Institute for Urban School Improvement,, Equity Alliance at ASU

    This publication is a review of policy, practices, systemic infrastructure, and improvement with Hacienda La Puente Public Schools.

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    Inclusive Education for Equity, Academy 1, Facilitator's Manual

    1/7/09 - Equity Alliance at ASU,

    This is a handout from the Inclusive Education for Equity Professional Module. Please see the other documents within this module (3 total participant handouts, 3 facilitator manuals, and 3 slide presentations)

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    Inclusive Education for Equity, Academy 1, Participant Handouts

    1/7/09 - Equity Alliance at ASU,

    This is a handout from the Inclusive Education for Equity Professional Module. Please see the other documents within this module (3 total participant handouts, 3 facilitator manuals, and 3 slide presentations)

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    Inclusive Education for Equity, Academy 1, PowerPoints

    1/20/10 - Equity Alliance at ASU,

    This is a handout from the Inclusive Education for Equity Professional Module. Please see the other documents within this module (3 total participant handouts, 3 facilitator manuals, and 3 slide presentations)

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    Inclusive Education for Equity, Academy 2, Facilitator's Manual

    1/7/09 - Equity Alliance at ASU,

    This is from the Inclusive Education for Equity Professional Module. Please see the other documents within this module (3 total participant handouts, 3 facilitator manuals, and 3 slide presentations)

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    Inclusive Education for Equity, Academy 2, Participant Handouts

    1/7/09 - Equity Alliance at ASU,

    This is from the Inclusive Education for Equity Professional Module. Please see the other documents within this module (3 total participant handouts, 3 facilitator manuals, and 3 slide presentations)

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