Equity

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Equity

Equity is at the heart of everything we do at Education Northwest. We believe every child can succeed and that our nation’s future success depends on having a diverse, well-educated workforce and citizenry. Our services, resources, and programs such as the Equity Assistance Center support equitable educational opportunities and outcomes for all.

Explore our Equity work

  • A panel on stage at this year's OLN Fall institute
    December 17, 2014
    On a day designed to empower Oregon education leaders to take action to improve equity in the state’s public school system, the Oregon Leadership Network (OLN) Fall Leadership Institute brought...
  • Photo of Yvonne Ryans and Joyce Harris
    October 2, 2014
    Joyce Harris Moves to Community Engagement Role; Yvonne Ryans Takes Over as EAC Director With the arrival of autumn, change is in the air at Education Northwest. Joyce Harris , who has served as the...
  • Nanci Schneider
    August 20, 2014
    According to Education Northwest’s Nanci Schneider , despite past efforts to turn around underperforming schools, you still have a good chance of predicting whether a school is successful or not by...
  • Students in a classroom
    July 29, 2014
    It’s been happening for a long time. Students of color — mostly boys — find themselves pulled out of class and/or sent home far more often than their classmates. With new national and local data and...
  • Photo of Vicki Nishioka
    July 17, 2014
    Saying that bullying creates a hostile learning environment that impedes academic success only tells half the story. According to Education Northwest Researcher Vicki Nishioka , bullying often has a...
  • Still from the Joyce Harris interview video
    June 27, 2014
    On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act and the Mississippi Freedom Summer, educators can make this milestone a teachable moment and use history to empower students to learn...