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ERIC Number: EJ1129989
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
The Burden of Inequity--And What Schools Can Do about It
Mayfield, Vernita
Phi Delta Kappan, v98 n5 p8-11 Feb 2017
Black students may have little choice in what social burdens they must bear, but educators have a choice in alleviating them. Schools with a genuine commitment for disrupting inequities find ways to lighten the unenviable burdens black students bear. The author recommends that schools disaggregate data by race, provide ongoing professional development on implicit bias, create a peer observation tool to gain feedback on equitable practices and beliefs, and remind black children frequently about who they can become.
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Language: English
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