Equity in Education
Library books and resources to support equity in education research.
Equity in Education
Ethnicity & Race
Student Success & Support
Shasta College Student Equity Efforts
Diversity: Civic Expo Resource Guide
Shasta College Student Equity Page
Special Programs and Events
Guest speakers and films explore what identity means personally and in society.
College: A Finishing School for Some, a Glass Ceiling for Others. Sara McCurry, Ph.D. & Heather Wylie. Shasta College Welcome Back Day, 17 Aug. 2018.
McCurry, S. (2017). Ensuring class isn’t invisible in your classroom: Practical strategies. Shasta College Welcome Back Day, 17 Aug. 2018.
Chang, A. (2018). The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students. Vox.
Chang, A. (2018). Why so many poor kids who get into college don’t end up enrolling. Vox.
Fulwood III, S. (2012, March 17). The Brick Wall. Chronicle of Higher Education. pp. 14-16. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete.
Gorski, P. C. (2007). The question of class. Education Digest, 73(2), 30-33. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete.
Joffe-Walt, C. (2015). Three miles. This American Life.
Rich, M., Cox, A., & Bloch, M. (2016). Money, race and success: How your school district compares. The New York Times.
Steele, C.M. (1999). Thin ice: Stereotype threat and Black college students. The Atlantic.
Yeager, D., Walton, G., & Cohen, G. L. (2013). Addressing achievement gaps with psychological interventions. Phi Delta Kappan, 94(5), 62-65. Retrieved from Masterfile Complete.
Research & Reports
A Call to Action to Improve Math
Access, Equity, and Community Colleges: The Truman Commission and Federal Higher Education Policy from 1947 To 2011
The groundbreaking report that called for equal access to higher education for all despite race, sex, and socioeconomic background and the role community colleges have played in those efforts.
Implicit Bias and its Role in Philanthropy and Grantmaking
How unconscious attitudes and behaviors can contribute to unequal treatment of people of different races.
Practices that Promote Equity in Basic Skills
How to facilitate access for all students in basic skills classrooms.
Promoting Student Success What Faculty Can Do
Student Equity: From Dialogue & Access to Action
Practical approaches for defining and understanding equity.
What Does it Mean to Be Culturally Proficient?
A report on the efforts of a school district to more effectively support its English language learners.
Books on the Library Shelves
Activities to develop improved relationships and interactions on diverse campuses.
Culturally Proficient Instruction
Delores B. Lindsey; Kikanza J. Nuri Robins; Raymond D. Terrell; Randall B. Lindsey
Tools for evaluating personal and institutional attitudes and behavior towards people of different cultures. A guide to use with groups is included.
Culturally Proficient Leadership
Randall B. Lindsey; Raymond D. Terrell
Call Number: LC1099.3 .T47 2009
Equity in education is explored as well as ways educators can reflect on their own experiences and improve leadership skills in context of communities served.
Inequality in America
Uri Dadush; Kemal Dervis; Sarah Puritz Milsom; Bennett Stancil
Data on the disparities in the U.S. and policy proposals to help ameliorate them.
Call Number: HM1271 .K365 2006
Curriculum for teaching life skills and tolerance.
Race, Class, and Gender in the United States
Paula S. Rothenberg
Call Number: HT1521 .R335 2007
Reading Between the Lines
Kenneth Cushner; Joanne Dowdy
Call Number: LC192 .R43 2014
Activities for developing social awareness literacy.
What Excellent Community Colleges Do: Preparing all Students for Success
Wyner, Joshua S.
Call Number: LB2328.15 .U6 W95 2014
Seven community colleges were selected for excellence in the areas of completion, equity, learning, and labor market outcomes. Wyner's book profiles the activities and programs implemented by these Aspen Prize winners.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Journal Issues - Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Journal reporting on diversity, access, and equity issues in education.
Website - Diverse Issues in Education
College Students' Sense of Belonging
Terrell L. Strayhorn
Guidelines and ideas for helping students belong and thrive.
Doing Diversity in Higher Education
Essays on how faculty at a variety of institutions are working to promote and celebrate diverse campuses.
Detracking for Excellence and Equity
Carol Corbett Burris; Delia T. Garrity
Argues for the end of ability placement in elementary education to make access to educational opportunities equal for all students.
Handbook of Research on Transformative Online Education and Liberation
Gulsun Kurubacak (Editor); T. Volkan Yuzer (Editor)
Argues that online learning provides an opportunity for transformative education: inclusive practices, critical thinking and awareness of diversity.
Film clips that can be used in the classroom.
Jun 15, 2020 1:47 PM
Login to LibApps
Report a problem
Education & Teaching