The Pandemic Will End, But Our Education Crisis May Just Be Beginning
“I don’t know that I can say with certainty what an “education crisis” looks like, but this definitely seems like the beginning of one. And if everyone just sits on their hands and insists that things will be better for teachers once this pandemic is over, it’s going to get a whole lot worse..”
It’s time — Time for Kentucky teachers, parents, students, and policymakers to come together to create better educational outcomes for every kid in the Bluegrass, regardless of income, zip code, or race. Subscribe today and join the fight.
Equity is like fairness. Every student is faced with different obstacles in life, and those challenges can often hinder their potential in school and beyond. As advocates for educational equity, we believe that education has to be approached in a different way for students who are the most disadvantaged.
In ethnically diverse schools, equity means that culturally relevant teaching is bridging the gap between content and students’ own lived experiences. In rural areas, equity means that recruitment initiatives are helping schools solve teacher shortages.
Equity means something different to everyone, but to us, it means doing whatever it takes to help Kentucky kids be successful.