Racial Educational Equity Policy
On June 13, 2011 the Portland School Board unanimously approved the Portland Public Schools Racial Educational Equity Policy (2.10.010-P). The policy calls out race-based disparities in schools, identifies the district's role in erasing them and holds up high expectations to ensure that all students reach their academic potential.
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RESJ Advisory Team Charter & Application
All PPS Employees are invited to apply to join our collective racial equity and social justice work through participation in the RESJ Advisory Team. We welcome and encourage participants from across the district's schools, cohorts, departments and teams to ensure we have diverse lived experience and perspectives as part of our team. A description of the team's work can be found in the PPS RESJ Advisory Team Charter and Application.
PPS: Leading with Racial Equity and Social Justice, Our Collective Plan and Framework
This framework and plans intend to build on the successes of PPS’s current and historic work to advance the Racial Educational Equity Policy while also critically examining opportunities to increase the effectiveness of Racial Equity and Social Justice practices through organizational change and system wide coordination. (Click image below to see presentation)
PPS: Racial Equity & Social Justice Professional Development Framework
As part of the district wide work to update the Racial Educational Equity Policy and resulting plan and framework, PPS will adopt a plan to support all employees as they develop their competencies in Racial Equity and Social Justice outlined in this framework. (Click image below to see presentation)