Equity, Justice and Inclusion

Equity, Justice and Inclusion (14)

Monday, 30 September 2019 09:54

How to file an OCR Complaint

Written by Super User

Discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin is prohibited by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  This includes discrimination based on a person’s limited English proficiency or English learner status; and actual or perceived shared ancestry or ethnic characteristics, including membership in a religion that may be perceived to exhibit such characteristics (such as Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh individuals).

Discrimination on the basis of sex is prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  This includes discrimination based on pregnancy, parental status, and sex stereotypes (such as treating persons differently because they do not conform to sex-role expectations or because they are attracted to or are in relationships with persons of the same sex).

Discrimination against persons with disabilities is prohibited by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public entities, whether or not they receive federal financial assistance).  This includes discrimination against individuals currently without an impairment that substantially limits of a major life activity, but who have a record of or are regarded as having a disability.

Discrimination on the basis of age is prohibited by Age Discrimination Act of 1975.

These civil rights laws extend to all state education agencies, elementary and secondary school systems, colleges and universities, vocational schools, proprietary schools, state vocational rehabilitation agencies, libraries and museums that receive federal financial assistance from ED. These include all public schools and most public and private colleges and universities.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 13:47

Title IX

Written by Super User

Coming soon

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 13:47

Bullying Investigation

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Tuesday, 24 September 2019 13:47

Title VI

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Monday, 29 July 2019 15:59

School Climate and Culture

Written by Super User
  • Restorative Practices – coming soon
  • LGBTQ – coming soon
  • Latinos in Action – coming soon
  • Title VI – coming soon
  • Immigrant/Migrant/Refugee Education – coming soon      
Monday, 29 July 2019 15:59

Professional Development

Written by Super User
Equity Literacy – coming soon
Monday, 29 July 2019 15:59

Interpretation and Translation Services

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Monday, 29 July 2019 15:59

Family and Community Resources

Written by Super User

Weber School District’s Family Resource Center

Located at Burch Creek Elementary

(The center is located through the front doors to the left)

4300 S. Madison Ave. South Ogden, UT 84403     

801.476.5311    Public Welcome!

 

Visit our Blog at http://blog.wsd.net/familyresource/

The Family Resource Center follows Weber School District’s calendar. Center hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday, when school is in session. The Center is closed during the summer.

 

Centro de Recursos Familiares del Distrito Escolar de Weber

Situado en la Primaria Burch Creek

(El centro se encuentra a la izquierda, pasando las puertas principales)

4300 S. Madison Avenue, South Ogden, UT 84403

801.476.5311 El public es Bienvenido

 

Visite nuestro blog en http://blog.wsd.net/familyresource/

El Centro de Recursos Familiares sigue Calendario del Distrito Escolar Weber. El horario del centro es de 7:30 a.m. a 5:00 p.m. Lunes a jueves, cuando la escuela está en sesión El Centro está cerrado durante el verano. 

Monday, 29 July 2019 15:58

Equity, Social Justice and Inclusion Library

Written by Super User

Book of the Month

Culturally Responive Teaching and the Brain

by Zaretta Hammond Year Published: 2014

 

To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implemention - until now. 

In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cultting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes:

-Information on how one's culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships.

-Ten "key moves" to build students' learners operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners

- Prompts for action and value self-reflection

 

Monday, 29 July 2019 15:58

EJI Committee

Written by Super User

EJIC Mission Statement

Help create a safe and inclusive climate throughout the district

wherein diversity/differences are embraced and celebrated,

every student and employee is inspired to achieve, thrive and grow,

and where each is empowered to act against any form

of intolerance, bigotry (and/or) injustice.