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Equity initiatives, such as culturally responsive education (CRE), are under attack through local school board demonstrations and state legislatures across the U.S. These public attacks are becoming a barrier to equitable education. This study began before the public outcry against critical race theory and documents a timeline of events during a CRE 2-year action research professional development (PD). Though studies have examined the benefits of CRE, few investigate equity consciousness (EC), an awareness of systemic (in)equity. My study examines EC during a longitudinal CRE action research PD observing how equity consciousness presents in dialogue with veteran in-service teachers as they engaged with a PD to develop culturally responsive teaching/culturally relevant education.
Keywords: equity, equity consciousness, culturally responsive education, critical reflexivity, inservice teachers, professional development, academic-school partnerships
Curriculum and Instruction | Curriculum and Social Inquiry | Junior High, Intermediate, Middle School Education and Teaching | Other Teacher Education and Professional Development | Secondary Education and Teaching | Teacher Education and Professional Development
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Curriculum and Instruction Commons, Curriculum and Social Inquiry Commons, Junior High, Intermediate, Middle School Education and Teaching Commons, Other Teacher Education and Professional Development Commons, Secondary Education and Teaching Commons