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EQUITY EDUCATION BLOG

Fall Newsletter

Literacy Where You Live

The month of October is National Book Month; with a long-term focus on all things reading and celebrating literature Detroit Leadership Academy became a member of the Little Free Library movement to ensure access to books at any time for the community we serve. It’s simple…

September Newsletter

Looking Back and Moving Ahead

In May of 2020, EQ made a commitment to the community we serve -- close the digital divide for our students & provide training and development on diversity, equity, and inclusion. By way of rethinking what is possible, philanthropic community partners and allocating resources in...

June Newsletter

Statement of Solidarity

“EQUITY Education stands with our students and families at this very important time. We feel privileged that parents entrust us to work with their children every day. In doing so, we remain committed to creating -- within our own school communities, an environment where restorative practices are not just a buzzword but embody all of our decisions, processes and policies. ...

May Newsletter

Talent initiatives

EQUITY Education considers its three critical resources as its people, their time, and funding. Since its inception in 2014, EQ has invested its resources into our Talent initiatives. Since May is the time to appreciate our educators we thought, there was no better time to share some of best practices we use internally – to celebrate and retain our extraordinary staff. ...

April Newsletter

Stay Home, Stay Safe

Working and “doing school” during the Stay Home, Stay Safe order has created many challenges for stakeholders in our network– staff, partners, and students alike. As leaders in education, and while navigating this uncharted territory, we  ...

March Newsletter

Gleaner Community Food Bank

On the afternoon of March 12th, after consulting with trusted colleagues, we made a game-time decision to cancel school for students on Friday, March 13th, to plan for and communicate with building leadership, teachers and support staff--what an imminent school...

February Newsletter

Eastern Market Brewing Co.

Our friends and fellow advocates for the city of Detroit, Eastern Market Brewing Co., will be hosting a FUNdraiser with all proceeds going to EQ Education. Stop by EMBC in Eastern Market on Tuesday March 3 beginning at 5:00. We hope to see you there to raise a glass for a great cause! ...

January Newsletter

EQ Habits of Excellence: Work Hard!

Excellence is a habit. EQ Habits of Excellence are a set of actions that, over time, develop ownership and ensure quality. By committing to consistent learning and work processes, we build strong work habits that translate to improved outcomes. ...

December Newsletter

Reflections on the Year

In early Fall of 2019, Charter Schools in Michigan were informed that their anticipated $240 per pupil funding increase would be revoked – in an unprecedented and inequitable distribution of public school resources. But politics aside, never has the adage of "do more with less" felt so real. ...

November Newsletter

Q1 Progress: It's a Family Affair!

Keeping our students and their families engaged in their progress is critical to building investment and ownership of the learning process as well as growing a life-long appreciation for learning. To support this belief, EQUITY Public Schools follows a... 

October Newsletter

Choice + Access

On Friday, our 8th - 11th grade teachers spent time unpacking results of students' October practice PSAT/SAT results in order to help students set individual growth goals, prioritize potential gain standards across their...

September Newsletter

Detroit Leadership Academy- Back to School Rally

Detroit Leadership Academy PreK-8 campus began the school year with a huge show of family, scholar, staff, and community togetherness. At the August 27th Back-to-School Rally over 300 DLA families were...