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How Systems and Communities Can Partner to Advance Equity
AIR is working on two projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focused on how to use measurement to drive transformative, meaningful, and sustainable change. Tandrea Hilliard-Boone, Ellen Schultz, and Karen Frazier discuss what they’ve learned through these projects about how systems can keep people healthy and how to use measurement as a tool to make those changes in equitable ways.
As more students return to in-person learning, education leaders are working not only to rebuild school communities and help students transition but also to address gaps in learning resulting from COVID-19 disruptions.
Experts from AIR and IMPAQ and local staff in the field share learned lessons during the coronavirus pandemic about creative solutions to research problems that they will carry with them when encountering future challenges.
Sarah Caverly and David Osher discuss the effects of racial justice on education, using the Austin Independent School District as an example of how a school district addressed issues of persistent racism at the system level.