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Where To Begin? Equity Starts Early

For the past several weeks, The Intersection has focused on equity and education, with education leaders of a variety of perspectives and professional affiliations discussing how the education system can ensure every child has the opportunity to find success in school, work, and life. Equity is—or at least should be—the cornerstone of how we craft policy and systems to ensure prosperity for individuals and society. However, achievement gaps between students of different races and socioeconomic classes are seen at every level of our education system—in test scores, graduation rates, suspension rates, even in the number of words heard in the first critical years of life. 

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Nicole Roscoe Julian | EdNC