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Equity Matters

We would like to hear from all of Barton's stakeholders.

In support of the DPSCD Board's Anti-Racist resolution and our commitment to transformative culture, the District has embarked on an Equity Context Analysis Process (ECAP) in consultation with the Midwest & Plains Equity Assistance Center (MAP).  Through the ECAP, a cross-departmental group of District employees and stakeholders are collecting and analyzing data to:  

  • Assess for educational equity in our systems;   
  • Identify areas for growth related to advancing educational equity; and  
  • Support equity-oriented strategic planning efforts and monitor assessment activities related to promoting educational equity.      

This process will give us an in-depth study of our District systems and will enable collaborative, cross-stakeholder dialogue, analysis, and meaning-making of systemic variables and systemic conditions toward equity.   Additionally, it will enable teams to prioritize opportunities for growth and/or improvement to disrupt and redress systemic inequities contributing to disparities in student outcomes.

As part of the necessary data collection for this process, all  District staff, students, and parents/caregivers will be surveyed about the presence of EQUITY in our learning community beginning April 6, 2021, and ending on April 30th, 2021.    

To complete the survey:

Parents/Families CLICK HERE
Students CLICK HERE