Programs for Educational Opportunity

The Programs for Educational Opportunities are currently inactive.

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Equal Access to Programs and Activities

  • District and building-level desegregation
  • Equity in athletics
  • Federal Civil Rights laws compliance
  • Participation of girls and minorities in math, science, engineering and technology education
  • Proportionate student participation in co-curricular and extracurricular activities

Equal Opportunity for Achievement

  • Culturally relevant curriculum and instruction
  • Bilingual education/ESL programs
  • Closure of achievement gaps
  • Dropout prevention and re-entry programs
  • Fair and appropriate testing and evaluation
  • Multicultural, gender-fair curriculum

Fair Treatment for Students

  • Bullying Prevention
  • Peer conflict resolution and violence prevention
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Race relations training
  • Hate crime prevention
  • Diversity awareness/diversity management
  • Disproportionate student discipline and fair and effective discipline.
  • Prejudice reduction
  • Prevention of ethnic or racial harassment or sexual harassment

Fair Employment Policy and Practice

  • Comparable worth
  • Recruitment and retention of minority administrators and teachers
  • Compliance with Title IX

Parent and Community Involvement

  • Family involvement in math and science
  • Ethnic/Race-based parent support groups
  • Parent, Teacher, Student Organizations
  • School Improvement Teams
  • Leadership training

Dissemination of Model Programs, Including

  • BAFA BAFA (cross-cultural simulation)
  • EQUALS classroom programs
  • The Equity Principal
  • EQUALS Family Math, Middle School Family Math, and Family Science
  • Generating Expectations for Student Achievment (GESA)
  • Student Conflict Management
  • Playtime is Science