Equity Resources Page

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.


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)

What is Critical Race Theory? from educators Tasha O’Malley, Maggie Gugel and Faith Stevenson

Equity in Action Leadership Circle Materials Sheet

Resources for Messaging on Equity

Updated Feb. 2, 2022:
We Make the Future: “Fund Our Futures” Toolkit

We Make the Future: Freedom to Learn Messaging and Digital Toolkit

Race Class Narrative Messaging Checklist

Race Class Narrative Messaging Guidance for Safe & Equitable Schools

Honesty in Education: Messaging Guidance from ASO Communications and We Make The Future

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”

“Back-to-School Tips for MMSD [Madison] Families with Privilege” from Families For Justice

Kristin White Eagle Public Viewpoint to the Baraboo School Board

Federal special education commitments: “Fulfill The Promise”

Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings on Critical Race Theory:

From our 7th Annual Summer Summit:

Funding equity:

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