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EQUITY IN FOCUS

We are at a major decision point as we reopen schools

By Angela M. Ward
Categories: Equity, Social & emotional learning
June 2021
This summer is a time to reimagine and realize a commitment to schools that are safe, welcoming, and inclusive for the identities of each student in our care. As we plan to reopen schools, we must begin with the imperative that students deserve our best, even when we have squeezed out what feels like the very last drop of what we have to give. Reopening school buildings presents educators with complex considerations. How do we approach physical distancing, mask mandates, worldwide illness, and a global racial reckoning while attending to the social, emotional, cognitive, and mental health needs of students and staff? And how do we do so in ways that are mindful of the trauma experienced? When schools closed, we had so much unfinished

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Ward, A.M. (2020, July 11). Why #AntiRacistEd shouldn’t be gentrified: Reason 7: Because whiteness is real. preview.mailerlite.com/d9g4w6


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Angela M. Ward (angela@2wardequity.com) is founder and CEO of 2Ward Equity and a columnist for The Learning Professional.


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