Equity is the provision of personalized resources needed for all individuals to reach common goals. In other words, the goals and expectations are the same for all students, but the supports needed to achieve those goals depends on the students’ needs (Equity Education, 2019).
"Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?" - Beah Richards
VCU's Office of Institutional Equity, Effectiveness and Success
The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ Educational Equity Initiative
Navigating EdEquityVA: Virginia's Road Map to Equity
Each book below is available from our T/TAC lending library:
Singleton, Glenn E. (2015). Courageous conversations about race: a field guide for achieving equity in schools. Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, A SAGE Company.
Nicholson, Julie. (2020). Culturally responsive self-care practices for early childhood educators. New York, NY : Routledge.
Iruka, Iheoma, Curenton,Stephanie & Durden,Tonia (2020). Don't look away : embracing anti-bias classrooms Lewisville : Gryphon House
Kendi, Ibram X., (2019). How to be an antiracist. New York : One World.
Conferences & Webinars