Thriving public schools provide safe, welcoming environments for all and meet the unique individual needs of all students. Educational equity ensures our public schools have the resources and supports they need to provide an equally excellent and well-rounded education to every student.
This is a running page of messaging and educational resources to stand up for teaching the truth and attaining equity through public education.
Check out our MESSAGING TOOLKIT!
From Scarcity to Solidarity Toolkit. (Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ))
Honesty In Education: Freedom to Teach the Truth. (National Education Association (NEA) / EdJustice toolkit)
New Laws Are Harming LGBTQ+ Students. Here’s How to Help. (National Education Policy Center Newsletter, April 25, 2023)
Resources for Messaging on Equity
Updated Feb. 2, 2022:
We Make the Future: “Fund Our Futures” Toolkit
Learn From History homepage: “A broad bipartisan majority of Americans agree: for students to create a better society, schools need to provide a thorough, accurate, and fact-based history education and teach students to reject racism and respect the equal value of every person.”
Check out this website for guides, toolkits and fact-based resources for educators, administrators, board members and advocates. Be an ambassador for equity and teaching the truth.
ACLU of Wisconsin open letter to school district administrators: “You Are Legally Obligated To Teach Students About Race”
Federal special education commitments: “Fulfill The Promise”
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings on Critical Race Theory:
From our 7th Annual Summer Summit:
- Keron Blair’s Keynote Address on building the power to enact equitable change in public education
- Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings in conversation with Dr. Kevin Lawrence Henry, Jr. on Closing the Gaps and Critical Race Theory