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Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Le, Annie; Teranishi, Robert T. – Education Trust-West, 2021
The Atlanta massacre on March 16, 2021, spurred a series of solidarity statements with the broader Asian and Asian American1 community from higher education institutions across the nation. While many colleges and universities have expressed their grief and support with the larger Asian and Asian American community, the same institutions have yet…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias, Higher Education, Asian American Students
Le, Annie; Gutierrez, Rose Ann E.; Teranishi, Robert T. – Education Trust-West, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed many challenges for K-12 students. However, these challenges have not been experienced equally across student groups. There has been a significant increase in mainstream media coverage of anti-Asian racism, but very little attention has been given to Asian American youth, who are not immune from incidents of…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Bullying, Racial Discrimination, Racial Bias
Muñoz, Yvonne – Education Trust-West, 2021
Higher education systems and institutions are often viewed as resistant to change or slow to adapt, particularly by advocates and communities urging equity-minded reform of colleges and universities. Yet the COVID-19 pandemic jolted California's colleges and universities into drastically changing course to meet students' basic, mental, and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Equal Education
Education Trust-West, 2021
While the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all families and communities, it has particularly devastated students of color, students from low-income families, English learners, youth in foster care, unhoused students, students with disabilities, and other historically marginalized children and youth. The pandemic has exposed and exacerbated…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Transformative Learning, COVID-19, Pandemics
Education Trust-West, 2020
This Equity Alert discusses why goal setting matters for improving how colleges serve students of color and low-income students, and it shares guiding principles advocates can use to help ensure each college's goals: (1) are accessible and transparent to all stakeholders; (2) focus on closing equity gaps; (3) have engaged their community and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Equal Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Ridley-Kerr, Abby; Ramirez, Carolina; Ma, Hana – Education Trust-West, 2020
California is a leader in technological innovation and is known across the world for putting forward bold, creative solutions in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Currently, that reputation falls short in California's public education system: Too few students in pre-K through high school classrooms have access to STEM learning…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Public School Teachers, Teacher Shortage, Minority Group Teachers
Education Trust-West, 2020
While family engagement has always been an important component for supporting student learning in school, the abrupt switch to distance learning in March has dramatically changed the role of parents and other at-home care-providers to that of teacher, tutor, counselor, and technology coach. The transition to distance learning has been particularly…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Distance Education, Access to Computers, English Language Learners
Education Trust-West, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed an unprecedented education equity crisis in California. Since mid-March, almost all California schools and colleges have closed in response to the pandemic, requiring education leaders and administrators to stretch their resources to create or improve distance learning plans, support students' basic needs, and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Education Trust-West, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed an unprecedented education equity crisis in California. K-12 schools continue to remain closed and it is yet unclear if they will re open in the fall. Similarly, the University of California and California's Community Colleges have not yet announced a systemwide decision, but the California State University's…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Education Trust-West, 2020
Schools must address the impact of the prolonged closures due to COVID-19 on the linguistic and academic development of California's dual language learners (DLLs) and English learners (ELs). Fully 44 percent of school-aged California children speak a non-English language at home; for children ages 0-5, the proportion is around 60 percent. While it…
Descriptors: Equal Education, English Language Learners, Bilingual Students, Student Needs
Education Trust-West, 2020
The Education Trust-West partnered with Global Strategy Group to conduct a poll that tested a long list of potential concerns among parents amidst the coronavirus pandemic and found academic concerns rose to the top. Key findings in this infographic include: (1) In the immediate aftermath of school closures, California parents give positive…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
Education Trust-West, 2020
Structural racism and class-based inequities help shape career and educational opportunities for women in the United States. As women make career and education gains, women of color (WOC) do not have access to the same level of opportunity. This report shares findings from interviews with parenting and unhoused WOC who attend the California State…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Bias, Females, Career Development
Education Trust-West, 2020
For over 5 years, The Education Trust-West's #Data4ThePeople campaign has been a statewide effort to ensure California builds a data system that is designed with achieving equity and the needs of students, parents, and families at the center. Now with school and college closures caused by COVID-19 posing a real challenge to data accessibility and…
Descriptors: Equal Education, School Closing, COVID-19, Data Collection
Nellum, Christopher J. – Education Trust-West, 2019
California needs better data on the state's education systems to uncover and remedy systemic, long-standing racial and socioeconomic inequities. To create more just institutions, students, families, policymakers, educators, and advocates need access to quality, disaggregated data that allows them to answer questions about how well the state's…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Longitudinal Studies
Education Trust-West, 2019
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), every state must develop a plan to provide a quality education to all students, hold schools accountable for how all students achieve, and identify and help schools that are struggling. It matters greatly how California designs its accountability system and supports school improvement. Getting this…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Equal Education
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