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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: 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: 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: 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