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CUIN 7303 - Professional Seminar I

Relevant Data Sources for Educational Equity

Relevant Data Sources for Educational Equity

Equity Domain A: Teachers

What are the ways in which inequity may appear in teacher data sources?

  • State TEA: district wide salary data, teachers by program/content area, certification pathway.
  • District Accountability/School Profile Data: (See above links to specific districts) years of experience, advanced degree, attendance, race and gender (Some districts may refer you to the TEA for their reports instead of hosting them)

Equity Domain B: Students

What are the ways in which inequity may appear in student data sources?

  • State TEA: representation of various disabilities, breakdowns on performance and discipline by racial and other student characteristics
  • District Accountability/School Profile Data: (See above links to specific districts) attendance, graduation, disciplinary action,

Equity Domain C: School

What are the ways in which inequity may appear in school data sources?

  • State TEA: District level financial data, more detailed AP/program offering
  • District Accountability/School Profile Data: (See above links to specific districts) access to technology, AP course offering, after-school programming

Equity Domain D Geographic Community

What are the ways in which inequity may appear in community data sources?

  • Reference USA: number of businesses, number of employees, industry, job listing
  • Social Explorer: household income, educational attainment, home ownership, employment, language spoken at home