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WSD3 addresses student, staff equity; some issues emphasized by pandemic

 

Last updated 3/23/2021 at 3:55pm

Participants in a recent online conference discuss Widefield School District 3's equity journey. The video presentation is available online for the public to view at: wsd3.org/about/equity-diversity-inclusion

Widefield School District 3 (WSD3) has entered a new phase of a program to address inequities among students. The program started in February 2020 when WSD3 spoke with the Board of Education in February 2020 about different demographics' rates for graduation, attendance and dropping out of high school. WSD3 Executive Director of Secondary Student Learning and Math Achievement Kevin Duren noted that since COVID-19 hit, a month after that conversation, the district had to focus on "pandemic recovery" over the next few months. However, he added that the pandemic actually made equity concerns m...



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