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Dec 12, 2017, 8:36 AM
The Education Trust-West’s new Senior Equity Fellows initiative aims to advance the organization’s advocacy for educational justice and high academic achievement for all California students.
Nov 20, 2017, 8:27 AM
The California Student Aid Commission and the California Department of Education invite ACSA members to participate in the statewide “Race to Submit” campaign to encourage all California high school seniors to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or the California Dream Act…
Oct 30, 2017, 8:27 AM
Due to the barriers stemming from stereotypes and implicit biases, leaders of color often need allies to stand shoulder to shoulder in the trenches, being a voice to enlighten others about this journey. Ally-ship is needed to ensure equity for our students.
Sep 13, 2017, 8:15 AM
“Breaking the Glass Ceiling” was the title of the most recent African American Leadership Academy from the California Association of African American Superintendents and Administrators, continuing its mission to create a more diversified school workforce.
Aug 4, 2017, 8:08 AM
Now, more than ever, there is a deep need to truly define the word “equity” in order to apply it as a lens to our policy and practice if we are to close these educational gaps. Defining equity requires us to reflect on our own personal and professional experiences in order to shift from “talking the…
Jul 21, 2017, 8:08 AM
During its July meeting, the State Board of Education approved a revolutionary “English Learner Roadmap” to help California’s more than 1,000 school districts welcome, understand, and educate the diverse population of students who are learning English.
Jun 23, 2017, 8:08 AM
We are excited to announce that ACSA’s Equity Project has received a two-year grant from the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence to host a Professional Learning Network. CCEE is committed to supporting LEAs with resources and tools to assist them in implementing LCFF through their…
Mar 9, 2017, 8:08 AM
In an effort to bring diverse thinking and best practices to the equity work being done in California school districts and campuses, ACSA is launching the Equity Roundtable video series.
Mar 9, 2017, 8:05 AM
Women have had a prominent part in our nation’s history yet the stories, until now, were left untold. It behooves our schools to encourage new women into leadership, building new women leaders to create a history of their own to celebrate.
Feb 24, 2017, 8:08 AM
A study from the National School Boards Association’s Center for Public Education finds that far too many students still attend segregated schools. However, “School Segregation Then and Now” reports that schools with more diversity also have more potential to help students toward greater academic…
Jan 23, 2017, 8:08 AM
As more students and staff are asserting their identity as LGBT, schools and districts need to engage in practices to ensure that their opportunities for success are met. It’s incumbent upon school leaders to ensure that we live up to our mission and vision statements that promise respect for…
Nov 4, 2016, 8:08 AM
Nearly 100 ACSA members in the association’s African American Women Leaders and Asian and Pacific Islander Leaders networks in Southern California recently enjoyed separate events that provided an opportunity for empowerment, motivation, awareness and mentoring to support their careers.