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Equity for all or only kids?

Editorial –


April 14, 2021

La Conner schools has a new superintendent come July 1: Will Nelson, now director of equity and student success at Arlington’s public schools.

For Nelson, and all educators, providing an equitable education is a commitment to fairness, so that every student has the opportunity to obtain a quality education.

Since some children navigate a variety of obstacles just to arrive at school while others are fortunate to enter classrooms holding silver spoons, there is a wide gap educators must bridge to get all students to a high level of learning.

The Ohio School Boards Association believes:...

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