achievement http://wfpl.org en JCPS Officials: 'Equity Scorecards' Can Address Achievement Gaps in Race, Language http://wfpl.org/post/jcps-officials-equity-scorecards-can-address-achievement-gaps-race-language <p>Jefferson County Public Schools will release its first “equity scorecards” for schools in November, which will delve into academic disparities—in race and language, for example—that have existed in the district for years.</p><p>The district plans to use the scorecards to guide schools in improving the education outcomes for all students.</p><p>“We really need to be honest in terms of challenging the perceptions and the biases that we all hold,” says Judi Vanderhaar, evaluation specialist for JCPS who helped lead the initiative.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 00:52:37 +0000 Devin Katayama 7356 at http://wfpl.org JCPS Officials: 'Equity Scorecards' Can Address Achievement Gaps in Race, Language