Equity

Equity Resources for Staff

APS Quick Facts Resources for Teachers: TED Talk – Liz Kleinrock – How to teach kids to talk about taboo topics Teaching Tolerance – What White Colleagues Need to Understand Teachers College: Addressing Racism As Protests Erupt After George Floyd’s Death, Teachers Grieve With Students From a Distance National Association of Independent Schools – What […]

Equity Resources for Families

A Great Place to Start: Understanding Equity and Inequity from Equity Literacy Institute. Arlington Public Schools Office of Equity and Excellence National Museum of African American History & Culture – Talking about Race NPR: Talking Race with Young Children A video for families on how to handle conversations about race, racism, diversity and inclusion, even with very […]

Equity Resources for Adults

Books for Adults: White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism – Robin DiAngelo How to Be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo White Kids (Critical Perspectives on Youth) – Margaret A. Hagerman Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting […]

Equity

The School Board approved a new Equity policy (A-30) on Aug. 20, 2020, that includes governance in four key areas: Governance Equity Practices; Educational Equity Practices; Workforce Equity Practices; and Operational Equity Practices. The equity policy has been in development since the Fall of 2018 as a directive from the School Board and has been […]

No Place For Hate

Whether you’re a student, educator or family member, you have a role to play in combating bias and bullying as a means to stop the escalation of hate. No Place for Hate® is a self-directed program helping all members of your school community do just that. Learn more about how to join the No Place […]