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

  • Photo of David Stevens
    March 23, 2015
    A new report on school suspensions based on data from Chicago Public Schools shows that not only are students of color held out of class at a high rate even as overall suspensions are decreasing but...
  • Photo of Claudia Rodriguez-Mojica, Mary Martinez-Wenzl, and Art Burke
    March 17, 2015
    With an increasing focus in Oregon on expanding educational opportunities and success for English learners, education leaders from around the state gathered in Eugene on March 11-13 for the State...
  • Photo of Hella Bel Hadj Amor and Malkeet Singh holding awards
    February 2, 2015
    Education Northwest Researchers Malkeet Singh and Hella Bel Hadj Amor along with retired University of Hawaii at Manoa Professor Shuqiang Zhang have won the Hawai‘i Educational Research Association's...
  • 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...