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Equity in Education

Equity in Education
In an effort to encourage equity in education, the VSBA Board of Directors has designated the month of March as VSBA Equity in Education Month. Equity in education is a significant challenge nationwide. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, in 2017 the majority of public-school students were students of color, and more than half of public school students qualify for subsidized meals due to low family income. Public education has struggled to serve these students both adequately and equitably. When inequity in education persists, there is a cost to all involved including missed opportunities for economic development, greater dependence on government supports, and fewer Americans ready to serve and lead.

Below you will find videos of book readings for Equity in Education

Book 1:  I Wish That I Had Duck Feet by Dr. Seuss, read by Tim Duncan
Book 2: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore, read by Grayson Byrd