Public schools can do what they choose to educate their students within certain limits and parameters, but they are accountable for educating all learners to high academic standards and outcomes regardless of differing characteristics of those learners.
, Ph.D., (director of the equity assistance center at IDRA) has proposed six goals of education equity. The IDRA South Central Collaborative for Equity, has embraced the goals of educational equity. The nine other equity assistance centers have embraced the goals as well.
The goals are dynamic. The SCCE has been using them as a framework for providing technical assistance to and becoming engaged with the school districts with which it works in federal Region VI.
Resources on the Six Goals of Education Equity
View the Six Goals of Education Equity (in English)
View the Six Goals of Education Equity (in Spanish)
Finance Reform: An IDRA Perspective, by José A. Cárdenas, Ed.D.
Articles from the IDRA Newsletter
Other featured resources and web sites
Classnotes Podcast on the Six Goals of Education Equity
Sixth Generation of Civil Rights and Educational Equity – September 21, 2012
“Implications of Inequitable School Funding” IDRA Classnotes Podcast Episode 68
Six Goals of Educational Equity – February 29, 2008