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23 June 2022

Elementary Schools for Equity: Policies and Practices that Help Close the Opportunity Gap

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) invited a team of researchers, including the authors, to study schools within the city.

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Laura Wentworth, Julie Kessler, Linda Darling-Hammond


Including elementary schools that were, like those profiled in High Schools for Equity, achieving strong educational outcomes with low-income students of color. We sought to identify schools in San Francisco that could be used as models for district and school leaders in achieving the district’s three goals: access and equity, achievement, and accountability.

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