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Identity and Race cover

Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this brief discusses the strong relationship between identity construction in academics and academic achievement. Educators can support students as they develop their identities and leverage it to improve academic outcomes. We provide research on identity theory and strategies educators can use in the classroom to meet the needs of their students.

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Cover of the EEI Equitable Access to College publication

Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper discusses the inequities that exist with culturally and linguistically diverse students in regards to access to college, and to persistence and completion once enrolled. It also discusses policies and practices that can make a difference in helping our most vulnerable youth transition smoothly to college and earn a… Read More »

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EEI - Building Relationships for Student Success

  Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper discusses the importance of building relationships with students in schools, classrooms, and out-of-time school programs. It also provides principles and practices that educators have used to build positive relationships and school cultures.

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EEI - Helping Educators to Support LGBTQ Students

Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper defines and discusses the gender spectrum and the challenges that LGBTQ youth face. It concludes with strategies that teachers and administrators can use to ensure that students across the gender spectrum have a safe and nurturing school climate.        

Download: Exploring Equity - Helping Educators to Support LGBTQ Students
EEI - Spotlight on the Needs of Transgender Students

Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper articulates the need for protections for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) students. Additionally, it reviews the shift in federal guidance (revised in February 2017) and concludes with suggestions for actions and procedures that districts might utilize to support students, teachers, and families so that this subgroup… Read More »

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EEI Socioeconomic Integration from an Equity Perspective

This paper seeks to provide a current overview of socioeconomic school integration and provide a new conceptualization of socioeconomic integration from an equity perspective. What does socioeconomic integration involve? How can it be made to work well within schools to benefit all students? The paper draws upon the insights of a day-long conference of educators,… Read More »

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  Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper gives a background on the challenges faced by immigrant and EL students in public schools and provides strategies on what schools can do to make their schools more welcoming.

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EEI - Protecting Relgious Desesgration in Public Schools

  Part of CEE’s Exploring Equity Issues series, this paper gives a background on religious discrimination in schools and provides strategies on what schools can do to address and resolve these problems.

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This piece, part of our Addressing Critical Equity Issues series, discusses how the strict enforcement of gender norms can have a devastating impact on children as they begin to define themselves and provides ideas for educators and parents on how best to address issues that may arise.

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This piece, part of our Addressing Critical Equity Issues series, provides promising practices to increase the number of girls, especially those of color, in STEM post-secondary courses and professions.

Download: Women and Girls in STEM

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