Educational Equity

March 15, 2011

Educational Equity

The Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee believes that all individuals have the right to a quality public education. We believe that the experiences, strengths, and needs of girls and women from diverse backgrounds – race, ethnicity, class, sexuality, sexual orientation, religion, age and ability – must be considered in order to promote excellence and equity for all students. Both female and male students must see themselves reflected and valued in contemporary teaching and learning. Thus, we advocate equity, academic freedom, protection from censorship, biasfree education, and fair and responsible funding for all levels of education; we are committed to the elimination of barriers that impede girls and women from obtaining quality public education. We support: Preparation and training of all […]