Roots Elementary is a charter school that opened in 2015 to serve some of Denver, Colorado’s historically underserved communities. Their school is located in what was formerly the Holly Square shopping center – a center of activity and community in the neighborhood until gang violence in resulted in its firebombing and complete destruction in 2008. […]
How Can Data Promote Equity in Education?
Throughout the last few decades, the “achievement gap” – meaning the difference in academic performance between different student groups defined by race, gender, native language, learning disability, etc. – has come to the forefront of the national education discussion. The Bush administration’s No Children Left Behind Act (NCLB), the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), and […]