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Equity and Inclusion – Resources

The Cluster Race, Class, & Equity Group includes families and educators who seek to better understand these issues and how they impact our school community and the District more broadly. The resources below have been compiled by Cluster families and partners. 

Teaching, Learning & Inclusion

Schools & Equity

Talking & Teaching Equity at Home

Discussion Group Readings

November 2018
Teaching for Change, “G is for Gentrification: Breaking Barriers of Race, Class, and Language”
“Maintaining a ‘Commitment to Everyone’: Toward a Vision of Equitable Development in Urban Public Schooling by Linn Posey-Maddox

October 2018
News articles about changing demographics and school closures in Capitol Hill from 1978 to 1991 and the origins of our Capitol Hill Cluster School. [PDF]

April 2018
Opportunity Hoarding: Creating and Maintaining Racial Advantage,” from Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools (2015) by Amanda E. Lewis and John B. Diamond [PDF]

December 2017
“It’s Like Two High Schools’: Race, Tracking, and Performance Expectations” from Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools (2015) by Amanda E. Lewis and John B. Diamond

October 2017
Professionalizing the MPTO: Race, Class and Shifting Norms for ‘Active’ Parents.” Linn Posey-Maddox [PDF]

June 2017
Nikole Hannah-Jones, “Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City: How One School Became a Battleground Over Which Children Benefit from a Separate and Unequal System,” New York Times Magazine, June 9, 2016

Contact

To request information, obtain copies of reading materials, or suggest additional resources, please contact Tom Guglielmo at tguglielmogw@gmail.com

To get involved or join the CHCS Equity Google Group, please contact Lisa Brooks at lisaebrooks@gmail.com.