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Resources on Religion Equity

Tools on Religion Equity

Resources on Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying in Schools

One-page tool: Asking Questions of Student Data

Video on communities using data

Steps on How to Start an Education CAFE

Sources of Education Data

Essential Approaches for Excellence & Sustainable School System Transformation – New Publication Showcases Strategies that Deepen School Improvement

Courage to Connect – A Quality Schools Action Framework


Articles on Religion Equity

Religion Equity in Schools – Protecting Students and Their Civil Rights, by Paula N. Johnson, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter, August 2018

Religion Equity and School Dress Codes, by Sulema Carreón-Sánchez, Ph.D., and Phoebe Schlanger, IDRA Newsletter, August 2018

Relational Youth Violence – Protecting Muslim Youth in School, by Sofía Bahena, Ed.D., IDRA Newsletter, February 2017

School Integration – Preparing Teachers for Working in Diverse Classrooms, by Pamela Higgins Harris, Susan Shaffer & Phoebe Schlanger, IDRA Newsletter, April 2017

Fostering Culturally Diverse Learning Environments, by Paula Johnson, M.A., IDRA Newsletter, August 2016

Positive School Climates and Diverse Populations, by Kristin Grayson, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter, August 2016

Preventing and Addressing Cyberbullying through Equitable State and Local Policies, by David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017

IDRA Education CAFE – A Structure for Families Transforming Schools in their Communities, by Aurelio M. Montemayor, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter, May 2017

How to Use Actionable Education Data to Strengthen Your School, by Christie L. Goodman, APR, IDRA Newsletter, May 2017

Ensuring Equity and Nondiscrimination in Student Discipline Policy and Practice, by David Hinojosa, J.D., IDRA Newsletter, February 2016

#AllMeansAll – Finding and Addressing the Roots of Educational Inequity, by Laurie Posner, M.P.A., IDRA Newsletter, February 2016

Transformative and Effective School Leadership in Culturally Diverse Environments, by Rosana G. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and Abelardo Villarreal, Ph.D., IDRA Newsletter, January 2016


Podcast Episodes Related to Religion Equity

Dress Codes and Religion Equity – #186

Equity-Centered Capacity Building for Stronger Schools – #165

Skills Needed for Teaching in Diverse Classrooms – #173

How Inclusive Education Shapes Teaching in Diverse Classrooms – #170

School Boards that Lead for Equity – #166

Equity-Centered Capacity Building for Stronger Schools – #165

Civil Rights in Student Discipline – #158

Education Civil Rights Challenges – #154

Education Civil Rights for Today and Beyond – #147

Six Generations of Civil Rights in Education – #132

Tracking vs. High Quality Education for All Students – #124

A Civil Rights Look at the Common Core – #117
Sixth Generation of Civil Rights and Educational Equity – #113

Diversity in Education – #97
Immigrant Children’s Rights to Attend Public Schools – #94
A Discussion about Diversity Training – #90
The Civil Rights Issue of Our Generation – #88

Principal on Creating a College Going Culture – #86

Tool for Building Quality Schools – #81

Busting Myths About Children of Poverty – #50

The Civil Rights Impact of Response to Intervention – #49

Six Goals of Educational Equity – #29

The Need for Cross-Race, Cross-Sector Dialogues – #6


Federal Resources on Religion Equity

Race, Religion, and National Origin Tolerance Dear Colleague Letter (Dec. 31, 2015)

Harassment and Bullying Dear Colleague Letter (Oct. 26, 2010) (see pages 5-6)

Title VI and Coverage of Religious Groups DOJ Letter to OCR (Sept. 8, 2010)

Religious Discrimination Dear Colleague Letter, September 14, 2004

Know Your Rights: Title VI and Religion Fact Sheet, January 2017

Combating Discrimination Against Jewish Students Fact Sheet, January 2017

Combating Discrimination Against Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) and Muslim, Arab, Sikh, and South Asian Students (MASSA) Fact Sheet, June 6, 2016

How to File a Discrimination Complaint with the Department of Justice

How to File a Discrimination Complaint with OCR

Resources in Other Languages (including complaint forms)


Additional Resources on Religion Equity

Southern Poverty Law Center – Hate Watch

Pew Research Center – Fact Tank

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Hate Crime Statistics