Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

Equal Opportunity for Deeper Learning

PEDRO NOGUERA, LINDA DARLING-HAMMOND & DIANE FRIEDLAENDER

This report calls for fundamental changes in curriculum, assessment, and policy to ensure equity among students regardless of socioeconomic status. The quality of instruction for low-income students and students of color is increasingly becoming a concern in the United States. Access to a more rigorous curriculum for underserved students can bridge gaps by equipping students with the deeper learning skills they need to be college ready. The report proposes that implementing student-centered practices throughout school systems can provide all students with continuous opportunities to practice 21st-century skills through high-quality instruction and deeper learning.

Source Organization: Students at the Center

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