When leaders lead with an equity lens, schools are equity-centered and inclusive. Students can better understand themselves, their histories, and their identities and can begin to build their power to shape themselves and their world.Read More
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Education Equity and Excellence Action Planning
MnEEP facilitates community visioning sessions that uplift voices of communities of color and American Indian communities to develop strategic equity action policies and practices for community leaders, educators, and families dedicated to building more equitable school communities.Learn More
Race Equity & Excellence in Education Network
MnEEP’s Race Equity & Excellence in Education Network works to build strategic collaborations with families, community members, and school leaders across Greater Minnesota to move toward race equity policy action and practices in that region.Join Now
Equity Institutes with School Leaders
The network provides school board members and superintendents facilitated discussions on the historical and local context of U.S. education policy with regards to communities of color and American Indian students and offers research-based equity policy tools for developing more equity-centered and inclusive practices.Learn More
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By Adrienne Benjamin (Amikogaabawiikwe) I recently was selected as one of 50 “Young Cultural Innovators”…
Education leaders, community members, and students comprise the Race Equity and Excellence in Education Network (REEEN) to inform important equity planning in Greater Minnesota. We have learned a lot from these partnerships and from our role in building the capacity of leaders and communities to use an equity lens in their equity planning, leading, and systems change work.
Here are some important lessons we have learned, and how we can continue to use them to build race equity in education:
“The more people participate in the process of their own education, and the more people…
Across the state, both K-12 schools and higher education institutions are increasingly committing to clear equity goals and policies to address educational disparities and systemic inequality. While these are important improvements, they question is often: How are they measuring progress of these new policies and practices to advance race equity?