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February 23, 2021

Regular progress reporting and monitoring of the implementation of the educational equity strategic plan is necessary for accountability, transparency, and guidance. The February 23, 2021 Race and Educational Equity Progress Report focuses on progress made on the actions in the “2020-2021 Educational Equity Action Plan: Advancing Racial Justice.” The presentation provides a brief orientation of the plan, updates on several action items, and an overview of racial justice task forces being convened this spring.

The presentation includes information specific to:

  • General updates on the coordination of the educational equity action plan for racial justice.
  • Updates on specific racial justice actions organized by the Educational Equity Foundations.
  1. Curriculum and Instruction:
    1. The integration of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and equity literacy skills via the SEL Steering Committee.
  2. Opportunity and Access:
    1. The application of targeted universalism to the development of district and school LCAPs.
  3. Professional Learning and Development
    1. Examples from equity mindset foundational workshops (e.g., speaking up against racism using the 4 R’s Protocol: Recognize, Respond, Report, Repair).
    2. Examples from workshops on culturally and linguistically responsive practices (e.g., antiracist math education).
  4. Student-Centered Supports
    1. The implementation of the Student Equity Councils across the comprehensive high schools.
  5. School, Family and Community Relationships
    1. The development of equity stakeholder groups
      1. Community Equity Collaborative
      2. Families of Black Students United
  • Racial Justice Spring Task Forces: Teams of various stakeholders working to carry out specific actions from the educational equity action plan for racial justice.
    • Racial Justice Speaker Series Development
    • Black Educators Network Development
    • Representation in Advanced Coursework
    • Dress Code Policy Review
    • Equity Metrics Review
    • “Safe Space” for Black Students Campaign
    • District-wide Racial Justice Events (Academic/Extracurricular)
  • Library of Community Voices on Racial Justice



About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

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