In October 2020, we released a statement rededicating our work to advancing equity, particularly focusing on racial equity. Since then, we have periodically shared our learnings and efforts, as shared in the timeline below. We welcome your ideas and feedback to help us make this critical shift in how we operate and how we engage with the systems and communities we impact.

Equitably College, Career, and Monopoly Ready

From Senior Fellow Ginger M. Reynolds, PhD: “admit that the phrase “college and career ready” gives me pause, particularly with respect to students who aren’t well served through our current system. I like the analogy of Monopoly…”

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14 April 2022
14 October 2021

Advancing Racial Equity: Year One Review

What has advancing racial equity tangibly meant this last year? While we are still listening, learning, and reflecting, we share an overview of our nascent efforts to serve Black and Latinx students in Illinois.

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Advancing Racial Equity: Six Month Update

Since October, our team has individually and collectively worked to deepen our understanding of how we can make racial equity more central to our work, internally and externally.

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22 April 2021
19 October 2020

Advancing Racial Equity

The EdSystems team is taking active steps to reflect, learn, and make racial equity even more tangible in our work.

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