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Resources on Sex and Gender Equity

Tools on Sex and Gender Equity

Resources on Preventing and Responding to Cyberbullying in Schools

Minority Women in Science: Forging the Way – Student Workbook & Teacher Guide. Also, see sample stories and sample lesson

Video: Communities Using Data

Sources of Education Data

One-page tool: Asking Questions of Student Data

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

eBook: Resources on Student Discipline Policy and Practice (second edition)

Courage to Connect – A Quality Schools Action Framework

Steps on How to Start an Education CAFE


Articles on Sex and Gender Equity

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

Stem Pathways for Girls of Color: A Review of the Literature, by Paula Johnson, M.A., IDRA Newsletter, February 2016

Unmasking Gender Bias –Observing Hidden Dimensions that Affect Student Achievement, by Kristin Grayson, M.Ed., IDRA Newsletter, September 2006

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

Open Source Learning Tools Make STEM Possible in Underserved Schools, by Mark Barnett, IDRA Newsletter, June-July 2016

Community and School Use of Data for College Readiness and Postsecondary Success, by Karmen Rouland, Ph.D., Susan Shaffer and Phoebe Schlanger, IDRA Newsletter, June-July 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 on Sex and Gender Equity

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

Creating a STEM Focused School Part 1 – #105

Diversity in Education – #97
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
Gender Equity at 36 – #37

Six Goals of Educational Equity – #29
A Conversation about Single Sex Education – #17

Fostering Gender Equity in the Classroom – #9

Racial and Sexual Harassment – A School’s Legal Obligations – #1


Additional Resources on Sex and Gender Equity

Sex Discrimination Policy Guidance – OCR’s policy guidance materials serve an important function: to notify schools and other recipients of federal funds of their legal obligations and the ways OCR enforces federal civil rights laws, helping them to comply with the law.

Dear Colleague Letter on Gender Equity in Career and Technical Education

Considerations for School District Sexual Misconduct Policies – The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault

Protecting Students from Sexual Assault (k-12 section), U.S. Department of Justice

Safe Place to Learn resurce package provides a range of materials to support school efforts to prevent and eliminate peer-to-peer sexual harassment and sexual violence.

School Climate Measurement and Resources – National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

Rethinking Discipline – Creating a supportive school climate – and decreasing suspensions and expulsions – requires close attention to the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of all students.