What must be done in order to ensure that our educational systems are culturally responsive for and inclusive of our Black Deaf youths?
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond announced that the CDE has received a $500,000 philanthropic grant to train all of its 2,500 employees in implicit bias and to create guidance for school districts across California to help them accelerate their efforts to dismantle systemic racism in education.
During a virtual media check-in Thursday, Thurmond said this initiative is an important step to addressing the persistent inequities students of color have faced—including opportunity gaps and disproportionate discipline—for decades in public education.
Read more: https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr20/yr20rel41.asp
Watch the full media check-in: https://www.facebook.com/CAEducation/videos/549899515702218/